Mirah is a customizable programming language featuring static types, local type inference and a heavily Ruby-inspired syntax. Mirah currently includes a typer/compiler backend for the JVM which can output JVM bytecode.
- Ruby-like syntax
- Compiles to .class
- Fast as Java
- No runtime library
mirah <script.mirah> mirah -e "inline script" mirahc <script.mirah> mirahc -e "inline script" # produces DashE.class
- Java 1.7 or higher.
If your gem and rake are not from JRuby, prefix the commands with
$ gem install mirah
Mirah is distributed as a jar through maven central. You can download the latest jar from maven.org.
You can also install Mirah from a zip file. Download the latest stable
release from https://github.com/mirah/mirah/releases.
Extract it, and add
bin to your
$PATH to be able to use
Setup building locally and installing from source, you'll need jruby 1.7.12 or higher. Then just follow these commands.
To get the repository setup locally run the following:
$ git clone http://github.com/mirah/mirah.git $ cd mirah $ bundle install
To install mirah as a gem from source:
$ rake gem $ gem install pkg/mirah-*.gem
To create the mirahc jar:
$ rake dist/mirahc.jar
This will create a mirahc.jar file in dist that you can run to compile mirah source files.