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I was wondering how does Godot execute GDScript and VisualScript, is it transpiled to C#/C/C++, complied directly to machine code, or is it interpreted at runtime?

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You can precompile scripts to bytecode but GD/VS scripts are always interpreted at runtime. Godot3 will have typed gdscript and/or just in time compilation. I donĀ“t know how mono runtimes works (Is C# precompiled?) but with GDNative you have C++ compiled scripts and compiled libraries integration.

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