Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Nintendo ES Operating System on JavaScript

Category: JavaScript

Jon Hartmann pointed us to the new Nintendo ES Operating System that “is a fairly interesting looking open source research OS created by Nintendo. Runs natively on x86 (and qemu of course), kernel is written in C++, uses an ECMAScript interpreter for all of the userland, uses Cairo for graphics, and even has a port of Squeak.”

You can read a translated homepage and download ES 0.1.

It is interesting to see projects like this and Lively Kernel pop up, and benefitting from faster JavaScript as it becomes available.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:11 am
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