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Version 7.10.1 of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) is now available as a major release for this open-source project.
27 March 2015 - GHC 7.10 - 15 Comments
For those interested in PHP 7, it's now easier to try out the development version of the next-generation PHP on Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux based operating systems.
26 March 2015 - PHP 7 RPM - 6 Comments
It's been over three years since the last major Open64 compiler update and development of Open64 seems more or less over. This open-source compiler with a long history vanished from the web this week and some question whether its website will even return.
20 March 2015 - Open64 Compiler - 3 Comments
GCC 5 is almost in shape to be released with the latest status update on this big GNU compiler update showing a significant drop in the number of high-priority bugs.
20 March 2015 - GCC 5 - 1 Comment
For full OpenMP support in LLVM/Clang that's hoped for Clang 3.7 after some OpenMP pragmas made it in for LLVM Clang 3.6. It looks like the 3.7 release will indeed deliver better OMP support with more functionality having been implemented in recent days.
12 March 2015 - LLVM Clang OpenMP
Facebook developers announced the release today of HHVM 3.6.0, the HipHop Virtual Machine that's at the heart of their Hack programming language and also serving as a popular PHP alternate implementation thanks to its high performance.
11 March 2015 - HHVM 3.6.0
Ravi is a new open-source project that's an experimental dialect/derivative of Lua using LLVM for JIT compilation.
8 March 2015 - Lua JIT LLVM - 2 Comments
There's yet another conversation taking place within the GCC camp about modularizing the GNU Compiler Collection.
7 March 2015 - Modular GCC - 16 Comments
Interested individuals are already discussing the prospects of dealing with SPIR-V intermediate representation for the new Vulkan graphics API within the GNU Compiler Collection.
4 March 2015 - SPIR-V GCC - 13 Comments
There is yet another small hobbyist, open-source code compiler to talk about this weekend. Hello 8cc.
1 March 2015 - 8cc Compiler - 15 Comments
While running a few days late, LLVM 3.6 was officially released today.
27 February 2015 - LLVM 3.6 - 3 Comments
LLVM 3.6 and Clang 3.6 are due to be released any day now and with this new version of the increasingly-used BSD-licensed compiler infrastructure stack are many improvements and new features to benefit the vast majority of users.
26 February 2015 - LLVM/Clang 3.6 - 13 Comments
Some of Google's compiler developers will be working on upstream improvements to LLVM for better supporting Profile Guided Optimizations.
26 February 2015 - Profile Guided Optimizations - 3 Comments
Version 0.3 of the high-performance Python programming implementation is now available.
24 February 2015 - Pyston 0.3 - 15 Comments
It's been talked about for years and is still an ongoing but very active endeavor: building the mainline Linux kernel with LLVM's Clang compiler rather than GCC.
21 February 2015 - LLVM Clang Linux Kernel - 17 Comments
The second alpha release of the forthcoming Rust 1.0 is now available and it marks the landing of all major API revisions for this programming language's major milestone.
20 February 2015 - Rust 1.0 Alpha 2
Developers at Facebook today announced the initial specification for the Hack programming language.
19 February 2015 - Hack - 4 Comments
Coming soon is the HHVM 3.6 release for making PHP even faster and Facebook's Hack derivative even better, but further out into 2015 are even more exciting improvements.
17 February 2015 - HHVM Plans
The third release candidate of LLVM 3.6 is available for some Friday the 13th testing.
13 February 2015 - LLVM 3.6 RC3
Joining in on the heated discussion that originated over Richard Stallman voicing concerns over adding LLVM's LLDB debugger support to Emacs, Eric S Raymond has come out to once again voice his support in favor of LLVM/Clang and express his feelings that GCC's leading days are over.
10 February 2015 - ESR On Clang - 126 Comments
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