What the heck is Parrot? Parrot is:

Parrot is a virtual machine designed to efficiently compile and execute bytecode for interpreted languages. Parrot will be the target for the final Perl 6 compiler…as well as variety of other languages.

I just talked to chromatic about Parrot. He’s just one of a whole bunch of Perl folks at the Chicago Perl Hackathon working on getting a Parrot release out.

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One Response to “Hackathon: Parrot”

  1. I’m very curious as to how Parrot will turn out. Sounds like it will do Ruby too. The future seems bright for us scripting (dynamic, agile) language users.

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