Virtual Machines (like Parrot): Java had one first, and Scheme and other LISP varients before that
Erm... If Schene had one before Java, Java's not the first.

Perl 5's a VM, and it's older than the JVM. Having said that, the UCSD P-machine's older still, as is the inform engine and any number of BASICs.

In reply to Re: New Perl Features are Just Sugar From Language X by Anonymous Monk
in thread J2SE 5.0 new features are just sugar from Perl (and other similar languages). by gmpassos

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