That’s one heck of a virtual machine

I’ve heard talk recently about how it would be useful to have a virtual machine running inside the browser, as an alternative to trans-compiling other languages into JavaScript and running that on the browser. I hadn’t seen it before, but someone pointed out this article that links to this code, which runs a Linux kernel on top of a PC emulator written in JavaScript. The implementation uses an interface between JavaScript and raw memory in bytes specified here.

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