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While LLVM's Clang has been supported on Windows for some time and there's been improvements made to the Clang Windows support over the years by various vendors, Microsoft is now working on Clang within Visual Studio.
2 May 2015 - Visual C++ - 26 Comments
This month's release of GCC 5 brought OpenMP 4.0 support -- including the initial offloading support -- while GCC developers now are already at work on OpenMP 4.1 support.
29 April 2015 - OpenMP 4.1
Going back to the earlier days of LLVM has been the DragonEgg plug-in. DragonEgg is a GCC plug-in that implements LLVM's optimizers and code generators within GCC. With Clang becoming suitable for day-to-day use on large production workloads and GCC also improving, the benefits of DragonEgg have greatly diminished.
29 April 2015 - DragonEgg Losing - 1 Comment
For those craving some more GCC 5 compiler benchmark numbers following last week's release of GCC 5.1, here's some new comparison numbers between GCC 4.9.2 stable and the near-final release candidate of GCC 5.1.
27 April 2015 - GCC 5 Benchmarks - 14 Comments
Those behind the GNU Compiler Collection have announced this morning the official release of GCC 5.1, the first major release of GCC 5.
22 April 2015 - GCC 5 - 23 Comments
From Valve's interest in the LLDB debugger to many other firms also being interested in LLVM's debugger as an alternative to GDB on Linux, LLDB is getting into very usable shape for 64-bit Linux systems.
20 April 2015 - LLDB On Linux x86_64
One week after the debut of the GCC 5.1 Release Candidate, a second release candidate was made available today in facilitating last-minute testing of the big GCC 5 compiler update.
18 April 2015 - GCC 5.1 - 7 Comments
While GCC 5 hasn't been officially released yet, DragonFlyBSD has pulled in a near-final revision of the open-source compiler for use by their BSD operating system.
17 April 2015 - GCC 5 DragonFlyBSD
With Rust 1.0 now in beta and v1.0 being in good shape, developers are beginning to form plans for what to add to this Mozilla-sponsored language in the post-1.0 era.
17 April 2015 - Rust Language 1.0+
Microsoft has today lifted the lid on LLILC, their new LLVM-based compiler for .NET's CoreCLR.
13 April 2015 - LLILC - 30 Comments
GCC developer Honza Hubička has written a lengthy blog post about the features coming up for GCC 5, what will be initially released as GCC 5.1 in the next two weeks.
13 April 2015 - GCC 5 Features - 1 Comment
A short time after branching GCC 5 and initiating GCC 6.0 development, the first GCC 5.1 Release Candidate has surfaced in marking the big GCC 5.
12 April 2015 - GCC 5.1 RC - 17 Comments
GCC 5 is expected to be released this month and it's now a step closer to making its debut. Mainline GCC is now also marked for GCC 6.0 development.
12 April 2015 - GCC 6.0
LibFuzzer was recently added to LLVM as a library for in-process fuzzing. LibFuzzer combined with other open-source fuzzing capabilities make it easy for uncovering new bugs within LLVM and other projects.
9 April 2015 - LibFuzzer - 6 Comments
GCC 5 is expected to be formally released later this month and it by far is looking to be the most exciting GNU Compiler Collection update yet! GCC 5 has amassed a ton of exciting open-source compiler features over the past year.
6 April 2015 - GCC 5.0 - 9 Comments
For users of the vim text editor interested in new syntax highlighting options, meet color_coded.
6 April 2015 - color_coded - 5 Comments
The beta of Rust 1.0 was released ahead of Easter weekend and all libraries/language features planned for the v1.0 milestone have been marked as stable.
3 April 2015 - Rust 1.0 Beta - 7 Comments
This month's release of Ubuntu 15.04 will feature some Go language support improvements that are coming about at the last minute in the Ubuntu Vivid archive.
1 April 2015 - Ubuntu Go - 1 Comment
Added to the latest LLVM Clang compiler code is driver support for Google's Native Client SDK.
31 March 2015 - NaCL SDK - 5 Comments
Version 7.10.1 of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) is now available as a major release for this open-source project.
27 March 2015 - GHC 7.10 - 18 Comments
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