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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
HHVM Plans To Integrate LLVM This Year

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 - Add A Comment
Eric S. Raymond Calls LLVM The "Superior Compiler" To GCC

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 - Add A Comment
LibreOffice Continues Moving Along With C++11 Adoption

With the recent release of LibreOffice 4.4 there was a significant bump in compiler requirements in order to begin allowing LibreOffice developers to use basic C++11 functionality. Going forward, the compiler requirements will continue to rise as the developers of this open-source office suite seek to utilize more modern C++ features.

8 February 2015 - LibreOffice C++11 - 14 Comments
LLVM Preparing To Raise Its Visual Studio Requirements

As a forewarning for anyone that might be forced to use MSVC / Visual Studio at their place of employment, LLVM developers are preparing to raise their compiler requirements for building out LLVM unless any old pre-2013 MSVC users raise their concerns.

31 January 2015 - MSVC 2013 - 8 Comments

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