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Submission + - A Real World HTML 5 Benchmark ( 1

KidCompy writes: "The newest browsers boast huge performance improvements, but how much do you trust benchmarks trotted out to prove those claims? Do they reflect the real uses to which developers will put HTML 5 and JavaScript? We've extracted several benchmarks from our existing programs to measure actual versus theoretical performance."
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A Real World HTML 5 Benchmark

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  • The ClubCompy website has this whole virtual computer that is reminiscent of computers in the 80's. It's designed for little kids to learn how to code.

    Here's a madlib's program, for example, that works!

    10 CLEAR
    15 SHOW Cursor, 1
    20 PRINTLN 'Enter a name:'
    30 SET name, GETLINE
    40 PRINTLN 'Enter a noun:'
    50 SET noun_one, GETLINE
    60 PRINTLN 'Enter a color:'
    70 SET color, GETLINE
    80 PRINTLN 'Enter an exclamation:'
    90 SET exclamation, GETLINE
    100 PRINTLN 'Enter an adjective:'
    110 SET adjective, GETLINE
    120 PRINTLN 'Enter a

"Today's robots are very primitive, capable of understanding only a few simple instructions such as 'go left', 'go right', and 'build car'." --John Sladek