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Last updated at 3:49 pm UTC on 14 January 2006
The current project involving this technique is the DynamicTranslation JITter.

Dynamic Translation is the standard technique used in VisualWorks and most other commercial Smalltalks to accelerate performance. Just In Time {JIT} compilation is just another name for Dynamic Translation: On-the-fly compiling of bytecodes (usually to native machine code), in almost real time - powerful, but technically challenging. Another good term might be Interpretive Compiling. Ian Piumarta is working on translation into Threaded Code which is easier, portable, and should give a reasonable performance boost. – Hans-Martin Mosner