Friday, September 30, 2005

JVM Dynamic Language Support

invokedynamic: New Java Bytecode for the Dynamics "The new byte code, invokedynamic , is coming to a JSR near you very soon....the verifier won’t insist that the type of the target of the method invocation (the receiver, in Smalltalk speak) be known to support the method being invoked, or that the types of the arguments be known to match the signature of that method. Instead, these checks will be done dynamically."

From a previous article, Pluggable Types "...Ruby (that's basically Smalltalk with a Perl style syntax)..."
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