The creator of the Higgs experimental JavaScript compiler has announced a new project: a virtual machine for dynamic languages that supports existing dynamic languages or make it easy to build new ones.In the long run, the project has an even more ambitious purpose: allowing developers to create software that can still be run as-is decades from now.[ The art of programming moves rapidly.
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The project, called ZetaVM, provides both a virtual machine and a JIT compiler with built-in support for features found in dyamic languages—dynamic typing, for instance, or flexible data types like arrays or extensible objects.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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