Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Aug 2006 19:10 UTC, submitted by Dolphin
.NET (dotGNU too) "Four short years ago, Microsoft unveiled its new framework/engine for programming and running applications in a virtual environment, and the world was stunned. Microsoft had introduced a run-time environment that was for the first time a true 'write once, run everywhere' implementation, but that was far from being the end. With .NET 3.0 on the loom, NeoSmart Technologies takes a look at how far .NET has come and just how long it can keep going."
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by SamuraiCrow on Sat 12th Aug 2006 00:33 UTC
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Apple is backing their own open-source solution called LLVM. It still accesses the APIs natively and has a very lightweight runtime. While .NET is like a device driver for an entire operating system, LLVM is like a device driver for the microprocessor only.

As for Python and Ruby running on LLVM there's a solution in the works for it (albeit behind the times) called HLVM.

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