V8 implements ECMAScript as specified in ECMA-262.
V8 is written in C++ and is used in Google Chrome, the open source browser from Google.
V8 can run standalone, or can be embedded into any C++ application.
V8 Project page: https://code.google.com/p/v8/
Getting the Code
Checkout depot tools, and run
This will checkout V8 into the directory
v8 and fetch all of its dependencies.
To stay up to date, run
git pull origin gclient sync
For fetching all branches, add the following into your remote
fetch = +refs/branch-heads/*:refs/remotes/branch-heads/* fetch = +refs/tags/*:refs/tags/*
Please follow the instructions mentioned on the V8 wiki.