Lush is a Lisp dialect with extensions for object-oriented and array-oriented programming. It is intended as a programming environment for prototyping numerically intensive applications. Unlike alternatives like Python or SciLab, Lush is designed for easy integration of existing C/C++/Fortran codes.
The libjit library implements just-in-time compilation functionality. Unlike other JITs, this one is designed to be independent of any particular virtual machine bytecode format or language. Currently, libjit is used as the JIT backend for the DotGNU Portable.NET project (in addition to its default CVM backend). However, the hope is that other Free Software projects can use this library rather than spending large amounts of time writing their own JIT from scratch.