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6 items tagged “tamarin”


Running C and Python Code on The Web. Adobe are working on a toolchain to compile C code to target the Tamarin VM in Flash. This will allow existing C code (from CPython to Quake) to execute in a safe sandbox in the browser.

# 4th July 2008, 8:26 am / adobe, browser, c, flash, python, quake, tamarin


Why Tamarin instead of... Justification for Tamarin in Mozilla over Mono and the JVM. It mainly comes down to license compatibility and overall size.

# 9th August 2007, 12:43 pm / java, john-resig, jvm, mono, mozilla, opensource, tamarin

The recent announcement that Mozilla's next JavaScript engine, Tamarin, will also be a container for functionality written in Python and Ruby (and, one assumes, beyond) is proof that JavaScript is the new Parrot.

Aaron Straup Cope

# 29th July 2007, 9:17 pm / aaron-straup-cope, javascript, mozilla, parrot, python, ruby, tamarin

Brendan Eich: New Projects. Exciting new projects from Mozilla. ActionMonkey is joined by IronMonkey (IronPython/IronRuby on Tamarin) and ScreamingMonkey (Tamarin for IE). Upgrading IE’s JavaScript using the Flash Player as a vector is a game-changing idea.

# 26th July 2007, 8:05 pm / actionmonkey, brendaneich, flash, ie, internet-explorer, ironmonkey, ironpython, ironruby, javascript, mozilla, screamingmonkey, tamarin

ActionMonkey (via) SpiderMonkey + Tamarin = ActionMonkey. New JavaScript engine for Mozilla 2, incorporating code from Adobe’s Open Source ActionScript VM.

# 24th July 2007, 3:29 pm / actionmonkey, actionscript, adobe, javascript, mozilla, spidermonkey, tamarin



On Tuesday, the Mozilla Foundation and Adobe announced the Tamarin project, an open-source ECMAScript virtual machine based on the ActionScript engine used by Flash Player 9.

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