[plt-scheme] Android; compiling to Java byte code; Clojure

From: Geoffrey S. Knauth (geoff at knauth.org)
Date: Wed Nov 21 17:57:28 EST 2007

During the discussion of Google's Android Open Handset Alliance  
Project, Noel Welsh commented, "the route to getting Scheme code onto  
Android is to compile to Java bytecode."

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> From: Heow Eide-Goodman <lists at alphageeksinc.com>
> Date: November 21, 2007 16:46:57 EST
> To: "lisp at lispnyc.org" <lisp at lispnyc.org>
> Subject: [Lisp] Clojure Resources

If you missed the Clojure presentation, you missed a treat.

Rich Hickey presented the culmination of many years of work into his new
dynamic lisp-like language.

Not only does it support a REPL, but everything is dynamicly compiled
into Java byte-code on the fly. There really is no interpreter!

Besides performance, Clojure supports run-time polymorphism and an
impressive take on making concurrent programming easy by the use of
software transactional memory.

Slides and audio coverage are available here:


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