[gambit-list] Gambit in the browser

Ralph Moritz ralph.moeritz at outlook.com
Sun Jun 9 04:52:09 EDT 2013

On Sun, 09 Jun 2013 10:47:39 +0200, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca>  

> I have been experimenting with the emscripten C to JavaScript compiler.   
> I have used it to compile the Gambit interpreter into JavaScript.  This  
> allows the Gambit interpreter to run in the browser!  Just direct your  
> browser to
>     http://feeley.github.io/gambit-in-the-browser
> Be patient... it can take 30 seconds to a minute to load the page  
> (there's about 11 MB of JavaScript code).  Use a fast JIT based browser  
> if possible (Firefox or Chrome have been tested).

Very nice work Marc!

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant  
to be discarded: that the whole point is to see it as a soap bubble? --  
Alan Perlis

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