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DragonEgg Starts Cracking In LLVM

Going back to the earlier days of LLVM has been the DragonEgg plug-in. DragonEgg is a GCC plug-in that implements LLVM's optimizers and code generators within GCC. With Clang becoming suitable for day-to-day use on large production workloads and GCC also improving, the benefits of DragonEgg have greatly diminished.

29 April 2015 - DragonEgg Losing - 1 Comment
GCC 5.1 Officially Released

Those behind the GNU Compiler Collection have announced this morning the official release of GCC 5.1, the first major release of GCC 5.

22 April 2015 - GCC 5 - 23 Comments
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In GCC 5 Compiler

While GCC 5 hasn't been officially released yet, DragonFlyBSD has pulled in a near-final revision of the open-source compiler for use by their BSD operating system.

17 April 2015 - GCC 5 DragonFlyBSD - 1 Comment
An Extensive Look At The Changes Of GCC 5

GCC developer Honza Hubička has written a lengthy blog post about the features coming up for GCC 5, what will be initially released as GCC 5.1 in the next two weeks.

13 April 2015 - GCC 5 Features - 1 Comment
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
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
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 - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment

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