cross-compiler


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cross-compiler

(programming)
A compiler which runs on one platform and produces code for another, as opposed to a native code compiler which produces code for the platform on which it runs.
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Adobe too is working on allowing Flash Professional to export HTML content, and is working on a cross-compiler that can compile Flex applications written in MXML and JavaScript to web standard (HTML + JavaScript) applications.
In addition they are working on Falcon JS, a cross-compiler that will compile Flex applications to JavaScript + HTML.