In this site, I found a pretty clear definition for what an interpreter is as opposed to what a virtual machine is: [..] we generally call a VM that works directly with a high level language an ...
Edited the question to be more clear: It is known that interpreting bytecode is much faster than interpreting source code or some IL version of the source code. The interpreter has a much easier time ...
Are there programming languages that their programs don't run on a VM or natively, but rather on an interpreter? [closed]
In this question I presented an idea I have for a simple programming language. The way programs written in this language will be run, is inside an interpreter written in Java, which will interpret the ...
(I reworded my question to make it more specific). Consider a programming language, that it's programs may only be run inside a specific program that serves as an interpreter. The interpreter scans ...
The developers of the Dart language tell that there is a virtual machine that executes statements written in Dart language. What is the difference between an interpreter and a virtual machine that ...
How do interpreted languages typically go about representing floating-point numbers in their bytecode? For example, suppose I've got a Java program with the line double a = 3.0; What does 3.0 look ...
I am currently working on the implementation of a new programming language, for fun. I realize that most languages never become popular, but I still want the language to have a high-quality ...