[IronPython] dynamic languages and .net 1.0
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Wed Oct 24 21:22:22 PDT 2007
2007/10/25, Dino Viehland <dinov at exchange.microsoft.com>:
> While reflection was there one thing that was missing is good dynamic code
> generation support. We got that in v2.0 in the form of DynamicMethods.
> That lets us spin up little snippets of code that are fully collectible by
> the GC so it really enables a lot of scenarios that were difficult or
> painful before.
To appreciate the importance of LCG(Lightweight Code Generation) in
.NET 2.0, you may want to read this piece by a JRuby developer:
Lessons learned from JRuby compiler work
His first agenda is "We need lightweight method objects". His
explanation gives an idea of "that were difficult or painful before".
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