David Mertens – “C::Blocks”

Posted on July 2, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |


In the Perl ecosystem, C is a highly respected but second-class language. C::Blocks changes this situation by embedding a C compiler directly into the Perl parser. Blocks of C code are placed directly among lines of Perl. The compiler is Just-In-Time, making your C code just as scriptable as your Perl code. Functions, variables, and other C declarations are scoped in a Perlish way. In this talk, I give a brief introduction to this module.

Published on 1 Jul 2017

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