[cfe-dev] LLVM Compiler Social Zurich - October 12, 2017

Tobias Grosser via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Oct 10 09:01:14 PDT 2017

Dear all,

we will be organizing a "Zurich Compiler and Code Generation Social"
this Thursday and invite you to attend.

# Registration


# What

A social meetup to discuss compilation and code generation questions 
with a focus on LLVM, clang, Polly and related projects.

Our primary focus is to provide a venue (and drinks & snacks) that 
enables free discussions between interested people without imposing
an agenda/program. This is a great opportunity to informally discuss 
your own projects, get project ideas or just learn about what people at 
ETH and around Zurich are doing with LLVM.

Related technical presentations held by participants are welcome (please 
contact us).

# Who:  - Anybody interested -

  - ETH students and staff
  - LLVM developers and enthusiasts external to ETH

# When:  12.10.2016, 19:00

# Where: CAB E 72

# What is LLVM ?

LLVM (http://www.llvm.org) is an open source project that provides
a collection of modular compiler and toolchain technologies. It is 
centered around a modern SSA-based compiler around which an entire
ecosystem of compiler technology was developed. Most well know is
the clang C++ compiler, which is e.g. used to deploy iOS. Beyond this
a diverse set of projects is developed under the umbrella of LLVM.
These include code generators and assemblers for various interesting
architectures, a jit compiler, a debugger, run-time libraries (C++ 
Standard Library, OpenMP, Opencl library), program sanity checkers,
and many more.

LLVM has itself grown out of a research project more than 10 years ago 
and is the base of many exciting research projects today:



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