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A chat about River Trail

If you are interested in parallel programming using JavaScript, check out a very cool project called “River Trail” from Intel and Mozilla.  River Trail is aimed at exposing the power of multicore programming to JavaScript developers.

This effort is part of a larger initiative at Intel to contribute innovation to the web platform.  It is great to see Intel working in this space.  I had the chance to interview the team a few weeks ago to ask them a few questions – I hope you guys like it!

Expect additional videos in the future addressing various topics – from JavaScript to more designer orientated content.  If you’d like to be notified when new videos are posted, follow @adobeweb.

Important links mentioned in the video:

Official River Trail github repo: https://github.com/RiverTrail/RiverTrail/wiki

Prototype: https://github.com/RiverTrail/RiverTrail
Final API: http://nightly.mozilla.org/
Sample workloads repo + tutorial: https://github.com/IntelLabs/ParallelJavaScript
Cool parallel JS articles: http://smallcultfollowing.com/babysteps/blog/categories/pjs/

Big thanks to Tatiana, Jaswanth and Stephan from Intel for their time and kindness.

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