Linked by David Adams on Wed 18th May 2011 03:10 UTC, submitted by sawboss
General Development The name Fabrice Bellard may not be recognizable to a lot of people, but the work he carries out as a programmer and computer scientist is. . . . He is a very talented programmer, and his latest project demonstrates once again just how talented he is. Using the super-fast JavaScript engines that now come as standard in popular web browsers, he has managed to create a PC emulator that runs in a browser. As a demonstration he has posted a link to a version of the Linux kernel running in such a scenario.
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Wow
by daddio on Wed 18th May 2011 04:06 UTC
daddio
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2007-07-14

If you follow the links you can try it out...

I messed around for a little while, he's got an image with a hello world file you can compile and run yourself from in the browsers window.

The possibilities of running a full-blown emulator in th e browser are potentially stunning

Maybe a little scary.

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