With this new scripting engine and its great rendering speed, WebKit is even better positioned as a leading browser engine.
There are already several benchmarks comparing SquirrelFish Extreme to previous WebKit versions and to other engines:
- Introducing SquirrelFish Extreme
- SquirrelFish Extreme has landed
The new generation of browsers with fast rendering and scripting engines and multiprocess architecture is becoming a competitive platform for Rich Internet Applications and may provide a compelling alternative to environments like Flash / Flex and Silverlight.