Category: Research

High Performance JavaScript – Array Creation & Population

JavaScript Arrays Arrays in JavaScript are very easy to use and there are some simple tricks to make them perform at peak efficiency.  Testing shows that the recommended standard method for declaring arrays in JavaScript ( var a = [];) has pretty poor performance when compared to using the less popular alternative ( var a = new Array(100);). Most people argue that the performance difference is negligible and the benefits of the standard method… Read more →

Screenshot of the PDF document Google Speech API Information and Guidelines

Google Speech Recognition – API Information & Guidelines

  Google’s Speech Recognition is quick and powerful, and handles a bunch of different languages. I have compiled together a bunch of information that I have found while learning how to use the Speech API outside of Google Chrome for audio files.  I hope my time spent reverse engineering their protocol and compiling this document can save you some of your… Read more →