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Google x86 Native Browser Client Maybe Not So Crazy After All 332

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the because-you-can dept.
GMGruman writes "Google's experimental technology to run native x86 binaries in the browser shows lots of potential, writes Neil McAllister. He's previously said it was a crazy idea, but a new version of Native Client (NaCl) caused McAllister to take a fresh look, which has led him to conclude the technology is crazy like a fox. McAllister explains what NaCl is useful for, how to use it, and why it's not a Java or a Flash or a JavaScript replacement, but something else."
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Google x86 Native Browser Client Maybe Not So Crazy After All

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