If your function enumerates all accepted named arguments, then you can trivially get a dictionary mapping the argument names to their values if you call the builtin function locals () at the beginning of your function.
TM: Assert prototype shapes when reading a hole from a dense array instead of calling a builtin bug 481431
Nintendo should have used the IOS system, but with some kind of builtin option in the games to launch some kind of external code.
You will be wondering how often you use some kind of builtin operator, from my experience this saves from a _lot_ of typing, since in many cases the wanted item is right at the top.
The ARM devices that are winning now are those that have builtin memory and storage controllers, Ethernet, USB, IR, and yes, graphics.