LFortran Google Season of Docs (GSoD)

LFortran has evolved rapidly since its inception and is now close to beta status. Several key project progress goals are on track with the help of external support; and the recent GSoD support will galvanize the documentation and ease the onboarding of new contributors to the language and LFortran’s unique tooling. At the heart of the L-family of compilers (LFortran, LPython) lies the idea that there are invariants across languages which can be documented and worked with. [Read More]

LFortran Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

After a little over 2 years from our initial announcement, we are releasing LFortran MVP today. We have set our goal to release MVP in September 2021. We were initially hoping to compile at least some production codes for MVP. While we did not quite get there yet, after wrapping up and documenting where we are and writing a demo Fortran project that works with the MVP, it turns out LFortran is already quite usable and it can compile quite a lot of computational Fortran code if you are willing to work around some of the current limitations. [Read More]