Computer Dictionary/Bigloo

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A Scheme interpreter, compiler and [[Computer Dictionary/run-time

system|run-time system]] by Manuel Serrano which aims to deliver small, fast stand-alone applications. It supports modules and optimisation. Bigloo's features enable Scheme programs to be used where C or C++ might usually be required.

The Bigloo compiler produces ANSI C which is compiled into stand-alone executables, JVM bytecode, or .[[Computer Dictionary/NET bytecode|NET bytecode]]. Hence Bigloo enables Scheme programs to interwork with C, Java and C# programs.

Bigloo conforms to the IEEE Scheme standard with some extensions for regular expression handling. It runs on Sun, Sony News , SGI, Linux, HP-UX and is easy to port to any Unix system.

Current version: 2.6f, as of 2005-03-29.

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