LLVM Weekly - #245, September 10th 2018

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Applications for LLVM Foundation Travel Grants for full time undergraduate and graduate students are open until September 12th.

The next Zurich LLVM Compiler Social will be held on Thursday 13th September. It features talks on the Lean and Isabelle theorem provers.

The 4th LLVM/GCC social in Shenzhen will take place on September 16th.

Bekket McClane's series on writing an LLVM pass continues with guidance on integrating the pass into Clang.

Nuno Lopes and John Regehr have published a fascinating paper Future Directions for Optimizing Compilers on arXiv. "This paper examines the problem of making optimizing compilers faster, less buggy, and more capable of generating high-quality output."

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