ASM supports of invokedynamic
It seems that lot of people don't notice that
there is a roadmap for jdk7.
invokedynamic (at least the main parts) now lives in JDK 7 !
One swallow does not a summer make, this entry will be in english
and in french. In french we have a nice idiomatic expression "franglais"
(frenglish ?) for that.
(JSR 292 spec leader)
recently push a great patch that enables support
for method handles inside the VM.
A java.dyn.MethodHandle is a safe object that stands for
a function pointer but unlike a function pointer, calling a method handle
The OpenJDK compiler grammar project provides a way to use a ANTLR parser as front end of javac.
As you perhaps already now, I am one of the core developers of Tatoo,
an inovative LR parser generator.
In order to demonstrate that Tatoo is a great parser generator tool,
let's do the same.
We live in a post-generics world,
recently, October 30th, 2008,
has reach its
End Of Service Life.
I slowly (really slowly) progress in order to
complete the implementation of the JSR292 backport,
not because it's difficult but because I have
not much time devoted to that task.
In my last blog entry, i've said it was time to discuss
about the BGGA closure syntax. So here is my proposed syntax.
The closure syntax