Performance is a key aspect in native-web Single Dealer Platforms, since browser robustness is widely satisfactory in modern browsers.
Low latency browser-based trading has been massively accelerated by the latest releases of Chrome and Firefox. Now that performance is set to get a boost again with Crankshaft for Chrome – which heavily optimises code that’s frequently used. Google say the more work the browser does, the faster the browser will work. This turbo-charging will soon be incorporated into new versions of Chrome.
For benchmarks see Google’s announcement.