Compiler News Archives
PHP 7.0 Beta 2 Released

Just two weeks after PHP 7 decided to go into beta, the second beta release is now available for testing.

24 July 2015 - PHP 7 - 2 Comments
Khronos To Soon Open-Source Initial SPIR-V LLVM Work

One of the big things we've been looking forward to with SPIR-V is the to/from LLVM IR pass in order to open up the possibilities for this new industry-standard intermediate representation to be used by Vulkan and OpenCL. Some code will soon be opened up, but it's not the end game.

7 July 2015 - Tossing It Out - 19 Comments
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Switching Over To GCC 5.1.1

The current stable version of GCC 5, GCC 5.1.1, has been added to openSUSE Factory and in turn will see all packages rebuilt against this new compiler and this will become the default compiler in the openSUSE Tumbleweed snashot due out later in the week.

16 June 2015 - Tumbleweed GCC5 - 9 Comments
PyPy 2.6 Released, ~7x Faster Than CPython

Version 2.6 of the PyPy JIT-compiler-based interpreter for Python has been released. With PyPy 2.6 there's some Python compatibility improvements along with Numpy improvements and preliminary support for a new lightweight stats profiler.

1 June 2015 - Python - 13 Comments

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