[Pharo-project] [Esug-list] Preparing my presentation of NativeBoost

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 13:51:37 EDT 2011


On 5 August 2011 18:55, Henrik Sperre Johansen
<henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no> wrote:
> On 05.08.2011 18:02, Fernando Olivero wrote:
>>
>> Igor, i would like to know also the "why" i should use NB instead of
>> other choices.
>
> There are none? ;)
> If you mean "Why should I use an FFI built on top of NB over FFI/Alien?"
> that's an entirely different matter.
> NativeBoost (a smalltalk assembly DSL -> machinecode generator/executor)
> itself does not have any equivalents (that I am aware of at least), but the
> things you can build on top of it do.
>

Yes, it is not yet-another FFI.
It opens a lot more doors, and FFI is one of the closest ones, which
already open :)



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Igor Stasenko AKA sig.




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