JSKongress meets Mozilla SpiderMonkey

JS Kongress Munich
2 min readSep 8, 2020


We are so cheerful to be able to announce episode #5!

Looking forward to JSKongress meets friends #5 on September 29, 5:30 pm (CEST). Join us when we will be talking about SpiderMonkey, the JavaScript engine in Firefox, with the Mozillians Yulia Startsev and Iain Ireland. Anything you ever wanted to know? Send us your questions to hello@js-kongress.com.

Code of Conduct
First of all, everyone involved with JS Kongress has to agree to the Code of Conduct. You agree to comply by participating. Quick version: Be nice to each other and smile! For detailed version go to js-kongress.com/Code-of-Conduct

YOUR guests

Please get to know Yulia and Iain, we are so happy that they confirmed!

Yulia Startsev
@ioctaptceb on Twitter

Senior Software Engineer for SpiderMonkeyJS at Mozilla, dowager chair TC39. Working on European Computer Manufacturers Association Script.

Top-level await is in her current focus for SpiderMonkey among others.

Iain Ireland
@Iainlreland on Twitter

Senior Software Engineer for Mozilla on SpiderMonkey, the JavaScript engine. He lives in Canada.

One of his “babies” at SpiderMonkey is the Regular Expression engine.

SpiderMonkey is the JavaScript engine in Firefox. Let’s talk about:

  • What is SpiderMonkey? Where did it come from?
  • Mozilla Internals: How does the SpiderMonkey Team work?
  • Standardization & Optimization
  • Garbage Collector & JIT
  • byte code emitter & parser

Anything you ever wanted to know? Ask Yulia and Iain!

Join us on September 29th, 05:30 pm (CEST) when we discuss Mozilla SpiderMonkey. Add your topics, send us your questions to hello@js-kongress.com



JS Kongress Munich

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