A lightweight alternative to Java


Current Release

The latest release is version 0.7. As of this release, everything should work as advertised on the supported platforms. Please post to the discussion group if you have any problems.

Download Avian 0.7

Recent changes:

Future Releases

The next planned release is 1.0. No new features or architectural changes are planned except as necessary to fix bugs and to improve application compatibility for the OpenJDK port. The main goal is to find and fix as many bugs as possible.

Post-1.0 Ideas