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Fast and Dynamic

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Summary

Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert discusses making dynamic languages faster providing various examples of optimizations: SmallTalk, LISP machine, Google V8 and others.

Bio

Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert holds a master's degree from McGill University and is currently pursuing a PhD at Universite de Montreal as part of the Dynamic Language Team. Her area of study is compiler design and optimization, with a focus on dynamic programming languages, JIT compilers and type analysis.

About the conference

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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Dec 09, 2013

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