With ChakraCore, developers can easily build cross-platform applications on Linux or OS X. As Microsoft states, this is just the beginning for ChakraCore on OS X and Linux. Developers can get started with ChakraCore on Linux and OS today, and if you are interested, you can checkout the sample Hello World app built with ChakraCore here.
Microsoft says it will continue to improve it over the coming months, and they are already working on adding support for Intl which will allow the company to ensure that the engine has feature parity across all platforms.
The latest announcements from Microsoft isn’t anything surprising. The company launched a cross-platform code editor (Visual Studio Code) several months ago, and according to rumours, the company is working on bringing PowerShell to OS X and Linux, too.