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Elliot Bentley: Five curious JVM languages

In addition to the now-vanilla Clojure, Scala and Groovy, the JVM has some pretty eccentric languages. Some are simple research projects, while others have probably had million-dollar budgets – but all are worth checking out, if only for their oddness. Since the introduction of invokedynamic in Java 7, the JVM ecosystem has skyrocketed... However, the idea of building other languages on top of the Java Virtual Machine...