V8 is Google's open source high-performance JavaScript and WebAssembly engine, written in C++. It is used in Chrome and in Node.js, among others. It implements ECMAScript and WebAssembly, and runs on Windows 7 or later, macOS 10.12+, and Linux systems that use x64, IA-32, ARM, or MIPS processors. V8 can run standalone, or can be embedded into any C++ application.

Accessing v8

To load the module for v8 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load v8/

BEAR Apps Version


More Information

For more information visit the v8 website.


This version of v8 has a direct dependency on: foss/2018b

Required By

This version of v8 is a direct dependent of: randomcoloR/1.1.0-foss-2018b-R-3.5.1

Last modified on 5th June 2019