Recently, I came across an interesting discussion of C++ versus Java performance over on Stack Exchange. There was also some good discussion of the article on Reddit which included a link to an interesting article from Google.
Understanding these languages from a performance perspective is important to me, as it impacts the design of . . . → Read More: Java versus C++ Performance
The latest release of Whiley (v0.3.16) includes (finally) a binary file format for the Whiley Intermediate Language (WYIL). You can think WYIL files are to Whiley, as class files are to Java, or CIL files are to C#. Furthermore, the existence of WYIL files implies there is a corresponding (albeit currently hypothetical) Whiley Virtual . . . → Read More: Reflecting on the JVM Class File Format