Mirah: Taking Performance to the Next Level with Java’s Ruby

I published a short interview with Charles Nutter on Mirah, an attempt to modify the Ruby language ever so slightly to create a new language that can be compiled to bytecode. What differentiates Mirah from Groovy, Scala, and other JVM-based languages is that Nutter wants a language that can compile directly to bytecode with no runtime dependencies.

Read the full interview here