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Parrot 2.4.0 "Sulfur Crest" Released!

"So there me was beating boulder into powder because me couldn't eat it, and magic ball land in lap. Naturally me think, "All right, free egg." because me stupid and me caveman. So me spent about three days humping and bust open with thigh bone so me could eat it good. Then magic ball shoot Oog with beam, and next thing me know me go out and invent wheel out of dinosaur brain. Magic dino wheel rolls for three short distance until me eat it. The point is, me get smarter.

Parrot Foundation Announces Accepted Students in Google Summer of Code™ Program

Seattle, WA — April 26, 2010  Parrot Foundation is pleased to announce the acceptance of five student proposals for projects relating to the Parrot Virtual Machine in the 2010 Google Summer of Code program.

Parrot 2.3.0 "Samoan Lory" Released!

"Truth is what stands the test of experience.”
- Albert Einstein

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 2.3.0
"Samoan Lory." Parrot
is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

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Parrot 2.2.0 Released!

"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.”
- John Cage

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 2.2.0
"Like Clockwork." Parrot (http://parrot.org/) is a virtual machine aimed
at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot 2.2.0 is available on Parrot's FTP site, or follow the
download instructions at http://parrot.org/download. For those who would like to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Subversion on the source code repository to get the latest and best Parrot code.

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Parrot 2.1.1 Released!

Wiseman: When you removed the book from the cradle, did you speak the words?

Ash: Yeah, basically.

Wiseman: Did you speak the exact words?

Ash: Look, maybe I didn't say every single little tiny syllable, no. But basically I said them, yeah.

Army of Darkness



On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm happy to announce Parrot 2.1.1. Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot 2.1.1 is available on Parrot's FTP site, or follow the download instructions. For those who would like to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Subversion on our source code repository to get the latest and best Parrot code.

Parrot 2.1.0 Released!

"One must command from each what each can perform, the king went on. "Authority is based first of all upon reason. If you command your subjects to jump into the ocean, there will be a revolution. I am entitled to command obedience because my orders are reasonable."
"Then my sunset?" insisted the little prince, who never let go of a question once he had asked it.
"You shall have your sunset. I shall command it. But I shall wait, according to my science of government, until conditions are favorable."

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 2.1.0 "As Scheduled." Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot 2.1.0 is available on Parrot's FTP site, or follow the download instructions. For those who would like to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Subversion on our source code repository to get the latest and best Parrot code.

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Parrot 2.0.0 Released!

The Beyond and below are like a deep of ocean, and we the creatures that swim in the abyss. We're so far down that the beings on the surface — superior though they are — can't effectively reach us. Oh, they fish, and they sometimes blight the upper levels with points we don't even understand. But the abyss remains a relatively safe place.

— Vernor Vinge, A Fire Upon the Deep

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 2.0.0 "Inevitable." Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running all dynamic languages.

Parrot 2.0.0 is available on Parrot's FTP site, or follow the download instructions. For those who would like to develop on Parrot, or help develop Parrot itself, we recommend using Subversion on our source code repository to get the latest and best Parrot code.

Parrot 1.9.0, "Blue-fronted Amazon" Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 1.9.0 "Blue-fronted Amazon".
Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running dynamic languages.

Parrot 1.9.0 is available on
Parrot's FTP site, or follow the download instructions.

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Parrot 1.8.0 "Zygodactyly" Released!

On behalf of the Parrot team, I'm proud to announce Parrot 1.8.0 "Zygodactyly".
Parrot is a virtual machine aimed at running dynamic languages.

Parrot 1.8.0 is available on
Parrot's FTP site, or follow the download instructions.

parrot-users list created!

The parrot-users mailing list is now available; if you are a language author targeting parrot and have questions or need assistance, please sign up at http://lists.parrot.org/mailman/listinfo/parrot-users.

You can also follow the group via google at http://groups.google.com/group/parrot-users

"Parrot is a virtual machine designed to efficiently compile and
execute bytecode for dynamic languages. This mailing list is for
general users of Parrot and languages running on Parrot."

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