Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×

IBM to Make Java Chips

Eric Anderson writes "IBM has licensed the picoJava processor from Sun. It intends to make chips for other companies as well as its own use. The picoJava chip is significant in that it directly executes all java bytecodes without running a virtual machine. It is still compatible with other programming languages, of course. It is also an unusual processor in that it uses a "random access stack" with, and I quote, "dribble" instead of a set of registers.

To read more go to the IDG article"

This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

IBM to Make Java Chips

Comments Filter:

It is masked but always present. I don't know who built to it. It came before the first kernel.