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Multiple versions of Chrome. Why Garbage Collection? Chapter 9 of Inside the Java Virtual MachineGarbage Collectionby Bill Venners The Java virtual machine's heap stores all objects created by a running Java application.

Why Garbage Collection?

Objects are created by the new, newarray, anewarray, and multianewarray instructions, but never freed explicitly by the code. Garbage collection is the process of automatically freeing objects that are no longer referenced by the program. This chapter does not describe an official Java garbage-collected heap, because none exists. As mentioned in earlier chapters, the Java virtual machine specification does not require any particular garbage collection technique. Garbage Collection. Chrome Developer Tools. Command Line API. From FirebugWiki The Firebug Command Line provides these special functions for your convenience.

Command Line API

These include functions to control the Firebug UI, functions interacting with the page, shortcuts for selectors and shortcuts for the Console API. Other browsers implement the Command Line API as well; the Chrome DevTools, Safari Inspector and Opera Dragonfly, implement most of what is below. [edit] help. WebKit’s JavaScript Profiler Explained. The trend toward rich client-side web applications has brought with it a need for robust JavaScript development tools.

WebKit’s JavaScript Profiler Explained

Firebug lead the way in this arena, but WebKit’s Web Inspector has caught up in a big way and ships with all recent versions of Safari and Chrome. One powerful tool inside Web Inspector that is likely under utilized is the Profiles pane. I write a lot of client-side JavaScript and it still took me a long time to work up the gusto to dig into this tool and get anything out of it. If you find yourself in the position I was in, hopefully this post will give you what you need to get up and running quickly. Understanding Heap Profiler. On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 06:20, C Snover <goo...

Understanding Heap Profiler

@zetafleet.com> wrote:> Hi Mikhail,>> Thanks very much for your help. Bear with me, as I have a couple of> follow-ups, below. (Also, I accidentally replied directly to you> instead of to the list; sorry about that.) >> On Jan 24, 4:41 am, Mikhail Naganov <mnaga... Google Chrome's Heap Profiler and Memory Timeline. (with thanks to Mikhail Naganov for his feedback on the Developer Tools mailing list) Chrome’s Developer Tools contain some useful features for inspecting memory usage of a given page (and its change over time), but the documentation for these features is a bit sparse—and, if you are unfamiliar with these sorts of tools and what they do, their output can seem undecipherable.

Google Chrome's Heap Profiler and Memory Timeline

Hopefully this brief post helps explain these features and what they can do for you. The Memory Timeline The memory timeline gives you an overview of memory usage over time. 12 Tricks to Develop Quicker.