Tag Archives: jvm

A Year Of Scala

About a year ago I started using Scala. A programming language I felt in love with after all. The one and only programming language that started making me smile when I was happy to see how elegant I can express my ideas. I have been trying to spread the word about Scala during various Flash […]

How JITB converts ActionScript to Java

One of the biggest challenges when writing a program like JITB is to convert ActionScript to Java. There are major differences between ActionScript 3.0 and Java 1.6 which JITB currently targets. ActionScript 3.0 is a dynamically typed language with function closures. Furthermore it has native XML support, scope-changes, implicit getters and setters etc. The main […]

So I Recorded A New Video

This time recorded on Ubuntu. Did I mention 64bit already? Do not miss my session at FOTB for a live demo.

Putting Things In Perspective

I am back home in Germany from my trip to San Francisco where I initially announced JITB at FITC. I did not expect it to get around that quickly and that a quick-and-dirty video filmed with my phone would get so much coverage. I want to put a lot of things regarding JITB in perspective […]

Polyglott Programming On The AVM2

Take some time and think about this tweet for a moment. It took me a while to realize that Joel Hooks is right. I was embaressed of myself. How could I forget about that? But I had also a big smile on my face at the same same time. Let me explain why. The Java […]