incremental compiler


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incremental compiler

[‚iŋ·krə′ment·əl kəm′pīl·ər]
(computer science)
A compiler that generates code for a statement, or group of statements, which is independent of the code generated for other statements.
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In addition to the 18 new features and over 100 bug fixes that Release 2 provides, REALbasic 2007 Release 2 offers significant improvements to the incremental compiler and debugger.
These include a graphical project manager for organizing source code files, libraries, and project resources; a browser for examining networks of classes, methods, and instances; a debugger for viewing the contents of running programs and stepping through programs one source code line at a time; a powerful interactor, which allows individual Dylan language expressions to be compiled and executed inside a running program; and an optimizing incremental compiler, which produces efficient code while also allowing individual classes and methods to be recompiled and redefined in running programs.
So, we redesigned Super Mojo with an incremental compiler that runs in the background.
Full Incremental Compiler -- a visual development feature which allows developers to focus on the particular object they are working on at the time.
An object-oriented dynamic language, MCL implements the ANSI Common Lisp Object System (CLOS) and includes an incremental compiler and application generator.

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