Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

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Wed Oct 2 12:43:30 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 11:12:29 UTC, Chris wrote:
> On Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 10:16:45 UTC, Ola Fosheim 
> Grøstad wrote:
>> Or to phrase it differently:
>> In  which niche can Nim or D hope to obtain 1% market share of 
>> within 10 years?
> Pew! That's a tough one.
>> Which niches are out of reach?
>> Clearly, web, iOS, Android are all out of reach. But maybe 
>> there are some other niches where a focused effort could lead 
>> to market-capturing progress.
> I wouldn't write off Nim here. Nim could be an option for iOS 
> and Android development if you can compile it to C libs or some 
> sort of OS specific format.
>> What would have to change (in terms of technology) to increase 
>> the probability of capturing one such market?
> Something like GraalVM? Write in any language you like and you 
> can interact with any language you like, but I don't really see 
> it for D. Nim, perhaps. I don't know.
Actually Nim may be pretty fine for web as it compiles to JS as 
well. I believe that they have a full stack framework already, 
where you do both backend and frontend in Nim.

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