Compilers

Past Presentations

The Modern Platform in 2020

We are reshaping the platforms we build around language technology. This talk introduces this new track on compilation targets with an overview of how we got to this point where programming language technology is finding its way into every technology stack. First we have performance and...

Justin Cormack Developer @Docker
Build Your Own WebAssembly Compiler

For more than 20 years JavaScript has been the only 'native' language of the web. That's all changed with the release of WebAssembly. In the coming years, you'll see people writing web apps in Rust, C#, C++ and all manner of other languages. But just what is WebAssembly? And...

Colin Eberhardt Technology Director @Scott_Logic
Tiny Go: Small Is Going Big

The Go programming language has already won the war for cloud computing and containerization. But what about the small places, like embedded systems and WebAssembly?TinyGo is a compiler for Go, written in Go itself, that uses LLVM to achieve very small, fast, and concurrent binaries that can...

Ron Evans Technologist For Hire @hybrid_group
Pony, Actors, Causality, Types, and Garbage Collection

I will give an overview of Pony’s programming model, actors, and causality. I will introduce the type system, how it is used to allow actors to send mutable state while also avoiding data races, and how the type system is used so as to allow the actors to perform garbage collection fully...

Sophia Drossopoulou Professor at Imperial College
Maximizing Applications Performance with GraalVM

GraalVM is a high-performance virtual machine offering new optimizations for individual languages and seamless interoperability for polyglot applications. One of the interesting features one can get with GraalVM is the freedom to choose between JIT and AOT compilation modes. This way you can...

Alina Yurenko Developer Advocate for GraalVM @Oracle
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