Parrot 6.6.0 / 6.8.0 Dev

A free virtual machine designed to efficiently compile and execute bytecode for dynamic languages
Parrot currently hosts a variety of language implementations in various stages of completion, including Tcl, Javascript, Python, Perl 6, Ruby, Lua, Scheme, PHP, APL, and a .NET bytecode translator.

NOTE: If you do not want to build Parrot from sources you can use Macports to easily install it using the following command in a Terminal window:

sudo port install parrot

last updated on:
September 17th, 2014, 8:50 GMT
file size:
4.6 MB
developed by:
Parrot Foundation
license type:
operating system(s):
Mac OS X
binary format:
Universal Binary
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What's New in version 6.8.0 Dev
  • Build:
  • pbc_to_exe created executables use now the absolute execname on most platforms and not only argv[0] which needs to be looked up in the path. [GH #1088]
  • Documentation:
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