LLVM Weekly - #61, Mar 2nd 2015

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News and articles from around the web

The biggest headline this week is undoubtedly the release of LLVM/Clang 3.6. See the LLVM 3.6 release notes and the Clang 3.6 release notes for a full run-down of the major changes.

The LLVMSharp C# and .NET bindings to LLVM have been released.

Pyston, the LLVM-based Python JIT developed by Dropbox has had its 0.3 release. It is now minimally self-hosting. You can also see performance results online.

Readers may enjoy this walkthrough of creating a basic compiler with LLVM.

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