Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th May 2012 08:05 UTC
General Development "In the last five years, LLVM has evolved from an academic project to the universal back-end of C, C++, and Objective C compilers. The key to its success is its performance and adaptability, both of which derive from its unique design and implementation."
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RE[2]: I know what we need
by twitterfire on Wed 30th May 2012 15:15 UTC in reply to "RE: I know what we need"
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Mono uses LLVM as an alternative for its own JIT compiler. It doesn't generate native code.

As for Apple and encouraging C#/VB devs to code for Os X/ iOS, the problem is that .NET devs invested too much time in learning MS specific apis like winforms and WPF which Apple can't legally implement. They can implement C# bindings to Apple specific apis however.

Edited 2012-05-30 15:22 UTC

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