Project Fortress: Run your whiteboard, in parallel, on the JVM
Jan 23, 2009
In this presentation from the JVM Languages Summit 2008, David Chase discusses Fortress, a Fortran-based highly parallel programming language. Topics covered include the origins of Fortress, mathematical syntax, the challenges of running on the JVM, parsing, work stealing, transactions, continuations, problems with blocking, the type system, type mapping, multiple dispatch and profiling.
Fortress - programming for supercomputers
Jan 16, 2008
Guy L. Steele heads the Sun Programming Language Research Group. He's held positions at Carnegie-Mellon University, Tartan Laboratories, and Thinking Machines Corporation and is the author or co-author of several books on languages (Common Lisp, C, High Performance Fortran, the Java Language Specification) as well as "The Hacker's Dictionary" (also known on the Internet as the "Jargon File").
Guy Steele on Programming Languages
Jul 30, 2008
Sun Fellow Guy Steele is interviewed by Floyd Marinescu, co-founder of InfoQ, and Bobby Norton of ThoughtWorks. Guy works for the Programming Language Research Group. The interview focuses on programming languages, the lessons to be learned from the past and what to expect from the future.
Sun Open Sources Fortress programming language for the JVM by Rob Thornton Posted on Jan 16, 2007