FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.

Nicolas Geoffray
Day Sunday
Room AW1.125
Start time 10:15
End time 10:45
Duration 00:30
Event type Podium
Track Free Java
Language English

The talk will describe VMKit, a Java virtual machine and CLI implementation (.Net is Microsoft's implementation of the CLI) on top of the LLVM compiler infrastructure.

It will enlighten the benefits of using a shared compiler infrastructure such as LLVM as well as the current limitations. Finally, the talk will introduce VM experiments happening in the JVM implementation.