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Rogue Wave Software Acquires PHP's Zend

A month out from the launch of PHP 7, Rogue Wave Software has announced they've acquired Zend Technologies, the main company behind PHP for the enterprise.

6 October 2015 - Roge Wave Buys Out Zend Tech - 8 Comments
LLVM 3.7.1 Release Planned For Next Month

Tom Stellard of AMD has once again stepped up to maintain stable point releases of the LLVM compiler stack. He's laid out his plans now for doing minor updates to LLVM 3.7.

5 October 2015 - LLVM 3.7.1 + LLVM 3.7.2 - Add A Comment
An AVR Backend To LLVM Is Working Towards Being Mainlined

Earlier this month was an inquiry to upstream LLVM developers about including an Atmel AVR back-end in the mainline repository, which up to now has been developed out of tree. LLVM developers are now discussing this back-end and it's looking like it may be added once reviewed.

30 September 2015 - LLVM AVR - Add A Comment
Yeppp: A High-Performance Math Library

Yeppp! is a very fast vector math library that works with a variety of programming languages, designed to work on a vast array of hardware across multiple architectures, and with that is designed to be super fast.

17 September 2015 - Yeppp - 10 Comments
LLVM 3.7 Is Very Close To Release

LLVM 3.7 is very close to being released and the third/final release candidate has now been tagged. LLVM 3.7-RC3 will be promoted to being the final release build should nothing critical arise in the days ahead.

22 August 2015 - LLVM 3.7 - Add A Comment
GCC Developers Might Finally Switch Over To Using Git

Development of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is currently centered around a Subversion (SVN) repository while there is a Git mirror that can be cloned from. However, in acknowledging today's advantages of Git and it being the dominant version control system by open-source projects, they're looking at moving to Git.

20 August 2015 - GCC Git - 2 Comments
LLVM Becomes A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit

Last year Apple spun off LLVM into its own foundation so this leading open-source compiler stack can be treated as its own entity. Today the project announced they've been granted 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status by the US IRS.

20 August 2015 - LLVM Non-Profit - 10 Comments

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