The Design of LLVM


The Design of LLVM is a great overview of how the LLVM project compares to other toolchains and how LLVM works written by Chris Lattner. I saw Lattner present at WWDC last year about some new LLVM and LLDB features and this article goes into much more detail about the design and . The LLVM project has been such a big part of Apple’s recent success with Mac OS X, iOS, and their Xcode development tools. There’s a lot to digest here and I’ll definitely be giving this one another read or two.

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Accurate Timing

Accurate Timing

In many tasks we need to do something at given intervals of time. The most obvious ways may not give you the best results. Time? Meh. The most basic tasks that don't have what you might call CPU-scale time requirements can be handled with the usual language and...

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