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Perl 6 and Parrot - In Conversation with Moritz Lenz

We set  out to investigate the latest developments in Perl 6 and Parrot and find out why Perl6 stands out from other  programming languages. Our questions were answered by  Moritz Lenz, a prominent Perl 5 hacker and member of the People of Perl 6, as well as a regular contributor to both the Perl 6 test suite and the Rakudo compile interview link

IronJS - In Conversation with Fredrik Holmström

We set out to investigate what it takes to implement a dynamic language for the .NET platform and the DLR, and what better way than to ask someone that has already done it. So we interviewed Fredrik Holmström who has successfully ported Javascript under the name of IronJS, consistent with the naming pattern of the .NET dynamic languages like IronRuby or IronPython. We discovered what possibilities a dynamic language adds on top of the static CLR languages, what the porting process is, as well as a deep look into the IronJS internals. Full article on i-programmer