Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Samir samir at
Wed Oct 2 01:23:30 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 1 October 2019 at 22:18:05 UTC, Rel wrote:
> It is kinda strange to see, how discussion went from "Nim 
> hitting 1.0" to "what I dislike about D" in a matter of few 
> posts. Obviously programming languages are tools and there is 
> no ideal programming language. D is opinionated like many other 
> languages, the design and most of the compiler work is mainly 
> done by few core members of the team. While I think it would be 
> nice to have Rust's automatic memory management at compile time 
> or Go's awesome standard library or Zig's error handling 
> enforcement in D, in reality core members won't be available to 
> keep up with all new trends in programming languages. You don't 
> have to use D for everything, use D for stuff that D fits 
> nicely. Or go make D3 with all the features you like (you can 
> use D2 to bootstrap the compiler, use LLVM as a backend and 
> etc).

This thread in general, and some earlier posts in particular, 
inspired me to document why I have been using D lately.  I wrote 
it up here:

 From a beginner's perspective, it's the active community on these 
lists that have helped me out the most.

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