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LZHAM + Crunch Now Placed Under The Public Domain

Compression expert Rich Geldreich who previously worked for the likes of Valve and Unity prior to co-founding his own consulting firm has now made the Crunch and LZHAM technologies available under the public domain.

16 September 2020 - Crunching On Some LZHAM - 15 Comments
Wasmer 1.0 Is Approaching For Running WebAssembly Anywhere

The Wasmer 1.0 alpha release is now available for running WebAssembly programs anywhere. Wasmer is about providing a universal runtime for WebAssembly (WASM) that can run across platforms / operating systems and also embed into other programming languages. Wasmer leverages WebAssembly principles to provide safety around untrusted code on top of its other design features.

12 September 2020 - Wasmer 1.0 Alpha - 5 Comments
SHADERed 1.4 Brings Shader Writing/Debugging To The Browser

SHADERed has been available for a while now as a cross-platform, open-source shader editor and for debugging and writing of graphics shaders. SHADERed not only runs on Linux and Windows now but through any modern web browser as of the new v1.4 release.

2 September 2020 - SHADERed 1.4 - 4 Comments
MIR JIT Aiming For First Release Later This Year By Red Hat Developer

Vladimir Makarov of Red Hat spoke at this week's Linux Plumbers Conference during the GNU Tools Track on lightweight JIT compilers and the effectiveness (or not) of GCC's JIT implementation as well as LLVM's JIT in the context of just-in-time support for Ruby. But following those shortcomings with GCC/LLVM JIT, he's been working on MIR as a lightweight JIT compiler.

25 August 2020 - MIR JIT - 7 Comments
Rust Core Team + Mozilla To Create A Rust Foundation

Given the uncertainty created by Mozilla laying off roughly a quarter of their staff last week that did include some Rust developers and in looking to further along the Rust ecosystem in its own right, the Rust core developers in cooperation with Mozilla are working to form the Rust Foundation.

18 August 2020 - The Rust Foundation - 63 Comments

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