Header-only library to expose C++ classes and functions into V8 to use them in JavaScript code. v8pp uses heavy template metaprogramming and variadic template parameters which requires modern compiler with C++11 support.

Code Quality Rank: L4
Programming language: C++
Tags: Containers     Scripting     C++11     Header Only     V8     Bindings     Node.js Native Addon    

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