[Interest] Performance of Qt scripting on iOS

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Jul 14 17:58:49 CEST 2015

On Tuesday 14 July 2015 20:34:21 John C. Turnbull wrote:
> It's well known that iOS does not support executable memory which means that
> any scripting language would not be able to use a JIT compiler.
> Given this, wouldn't it mean that Qt's JavaScript implementation would run
> like a one legged dog on this platform and therefore be practically
> unusable?

It's not unusable. It's slower due to the lack of JIT, running only 
interpreted intermediate stage, but it's still fast enough.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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