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GCC 5.1 Release Candidate Now Available

A short time after branching GCC 5 and initiating GCC 6.0 development, the first GCC 5.1 Release Candidate has surfaced in marking the big GCC 5.
12 April 2015 - GCC 5.1 RC - 17 Comments

GCC 5 Is Branched, GCC 6.0 Enters Development

GCC 5 is expected to be released this month and it's now a step closer to making its debut. Mainline GCC is now also marked for GCC 6.0 development.
12 April 2015 - GCC 6.0

LLVM's LibFuzzer Is Uncovering New Bugs With Fuzzing

LibFuzzer was recently added to LLVM as a library for in-process fuzzing. LibFuzzer combined with other open-source fuzzing capabilities make it easy for uncovering new bugs within LLVM and other projects.
9 April 2015 - LibFuzzer - 6 Comments

GCC 5 Is Coming This Month With OpenMP 4.0, Offloading, Cilk Plus & More

GCC 5 is expected to be formally released later this month and it by far is looking to be the most exciting GNU Compiler Collection update yet! GCC 5 has amassed a ton of exciting open-source compiler features over the past year.
6 April 2015 - GCC 5.0 - 9 Comments

Color_Coded: Bringing LibClang Highlighting To Vim

For users of the vim text editor interested in new syntax highlighting options, meet color_coded.
6 April 2015 - color_coded - 5 Comments

Rust 1.0 Now In Beta

The beta of Rust 1.0 was released ahead of Easter weekend and all libraries/language features planned for the v1.0 milestone have been marked as stable.
3 April 2015 - Rust 1.0 Beta - 7 Comments

Go Language Improvements Coming For Ubuntu 15.04

This month's release of Ubuntu 15.04 will feature some Go language support improvements that are coming about at the last minute in the Ubuntu Vivid archive.
1 April 2015 - Ubuntu Go - 1 Comment

Clang Now Supports Targeting The NaCl OS

Added to the latest LLVM Clang compiler code is driver support for Google's Native Client SDK.
31 March 2015 - NaCL SDK - 5 Comments

GHC 7.10.1 Brings New Compiler Features

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 - 18 Comments

It's Now Easier To Try PHP 7 On Fedora & RHEL

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

Is The Open64 Compiler Finally Down For The Count?

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 Compiler Is Getting Close To Being Released

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

More OpenMP Support Has Been Hitting LLVM's Clang

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

HHVM 3.6 Brings New Features To PHP/Hack

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: An Experimental Derivative Of Lua In LLVM

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

Modularizing GCC Gets Discussed, Again

There's yet another conversation taking place within the GCC camp about modularizing the GNU Compiler Collection.
7 March 2015 - Modular GCC - 18 Comments

SPIR-V In GCC Is Already Being Talked About

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

8cc: A Small C11 Compiler

There is yet another small hobbyist, open-source code compiler to talk about this weekend. Hello 8cc.
1 March 2015 - 8cc Compiler - 16 Comments

LLVM 3.6 Officially Released With Many Compiler Advantages

While running a few days late, LLVM 3.6 was officially released today.
27 February 2015 - LLVM 3.6 - 3 Comments

LLVM 3.6 & Clang 3.6 Deliver More Features, Complete C++14 Support

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

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