Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login
Pallene: A statically typed companion language for Lua [pdf] (inf.puc-rio.br)
8 points by pull_my_finger 39 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment

Pallene presents an alternative to JIT compiling Lua. Instead of writing non-idiomatic JIT-centric code to avoid implicit "optimization killers" in LuaJIT, Pallene presents an explicit subset of idioms and optional type annotations that allows for standard compiler optimizations as well as Lua-specific optimizations.

Applications are open for YC Summer 2021

Guidelines | FAQ | Lists | API | Security | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact