Ask HN: Who is developing a programming language that compiles to C?

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  • v-mode

    🌻 An Emacs major mode for the V programming language.

  • vanity-scheme

    R7RS Scheme Compiler Vanity Project


    I am currently making a r7rs scheme derivative that compiles to C. The lofty goal is parallel fibers.

    It's in extreme early stages, and I don't expect anyone will use it other than me, but I already like it. The compiler has been self hosted for a few months now. It has a cool FFI that you can see in use in the demos folder. Working on adding header generation to the module system.

    While Chicken Scheme is cool, I don't think it'll be parallel, and not in the way I want it to be, and I am willing to make a lot of compromises Chicken isn't to get there. As mentioned, I am willing to settle with fibers for parallelism, and heavily eschewing side effects, making changes from r7rs to get there. For example, there will be no dynamic-wind provided and parameter objects will have different, thread friendlier, semantics.

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  • vala-www

    Website of the Vala programming language

  • compilers-targeting-c

    A list of compilers that can generate C code


    I'm long time fan of programming languages that compiles to C hoping that one day will fall in love with one endlessly! :-)

  • advent-of-code-2022

    My Advent of Code 2022 solutions, in Koka 🎄🎁 (by neysofu)

  • I have a toy language I play around with that's just in specifications stage. Not mine but an interesting compile-to-c language: Functional, effects, no-GC.

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