Watch the video below to learn more about what you can expect to benefit from both now and in the future. Gaurav Seth Principal PM Manager for Chakra at Microsoft explains a little more :
We are also publishing a roadmap for ChakraCore on our GitHub repository. With today’s release, you can build ChakraCore on Windows 7 SP1 or above with Visual Studio 2013 or 2015 with C++ support installed. In the future, we are committed to bringing it to other platforms, starting with Linux, and will keep the roadmap updated with details and status updates as we make progress.