Heard of V8 but haven't got a clue how to run it? Here's a quick guide
to get you started. This guide is intended for Mac OS, but there are detailed Windows
another program. Fortunately Google provide a sample shell that can be
built with the bundled build chain.
Step 1: Get Scons
Assuming you've already got Xcode installed, get Scons. V8 uses this as its build tool. It's
easy to install from source, but you could also use MacPorts. MacPorts
will fetch a whole bunch of dependencies -- if you're on Leopard or Snow
Leopard you should be OK to just build it yourself.
I installed it like this:
sudo python setup.py install
Step 2: Build V8
Fetch V8 from the Google Code subversion repository: