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GPUCC: Google's Open-Source CUDA Compiler

Last month I wrote about how Google has been working on CUDA compiler optimizations in LLVM and they were claiming to achieve results where their open-source compiler work was generating better code than NVIDIA's own NVCC compiler. More details are now available.

16 November 2015 - GPUCC Compiler - 8 Comments
How To Compile CUDA Code With LLVM

If you have been wondering how to compile CUDA C/C++ code with LLVM rather than NVIDIA's nvcc compiler, an official guide has been written.

11 November 2015 - Compiling CUDA With LLVM - Add A Comment
Ceylon 1.2 Brings New Language Features

Ceylon, the programming language based on Java and developed at Red Hat, is out with a new version of this programming language that can be lowered down into JavaScript.

29 October 2015 - Ceylon Programming Language - 3 Comments
NVIDIA GPU Offloading Support For GCC Is Still Up & Coming

It's been nearly two years that there's been work going on for OpenACC 2.0 with GPU offloading for GCC, primarily geared for NVIDIA GPUs. That work continues taking shape and hopefully for GCC 6 the support will be in better standing.

26 October 2015 - NVPTX GCC - 1 Comment
OpenMP 4.1 Morphs Into OpenMP 4.5

While there's been a draft specification of OpenMP 4.1 out for public review since July and compiler developers have already been implementing OpenMP 4.1 support, this next version of the API for parallel programming is now going to be called OpenMP 4.5.

16 October 2015 - OpenMP 4.5 - Add A Comment
Why Samsung's Open-Source Group Likes The LLVM Clang Compiler

Samsung is just one of many companies that has grown increasingly fond of the LLVM compiler infrastructure and Clang C/C++ front-end. Clang is in fact the default compiler for native applications on their Tizen platform, but they have a whole list of reasons why they like this compiler.

13 October 2015 - Samsung Clang - Add A Comment
LLVM Is Pursuing A Community Code of Conduct

While the LLVM community tends to be very respectful to one another and I'm having a hard time thinking of when things have ever gotten out of hand in their mailing list discussions, they are now pursuing a Community Code of Conduct.

13 October 2015 - LLVM Code of Conduct - 22 Comments
Julia Language 0.4 Released

Julia, the high-performance, high-level technical computing programming language written against LLVM, has made it to version 0.4.

9 October 2015 - Julia 0.4 - Add A Comment
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

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