ParrotVM

From JVMLangSummit

Jump to: navigation, search

Contents

Parrot, a continuation-based VM

Allison Randal

Project
http://www.parrotcode.org

Abstract

Talk Abstract
Parrot is an open source virtual machine that targets dynamic languages such as Ruby, Python, PHP, and Perl. It incorporates an object-oriented assembly language, is register-based rather than stack-based, and employs continuations as the core means of flow control. It hosts a suite of compiler tools tailored to dynamic languages and a next generation regular expression engine. This talk is an overview of the architecture of Parrot, with an emphasis on the features that make it unique in the field.

http://wiki.jvmlangsummit.com/pdf/38_Randal_parrot.pdf

Author Bio

  • <insert bio here>

Key Issues for Discussion (cooperative)

(please expand cooperatively) Talk:Parrot VM

Personal tools