Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Paulo Pinto pjmlp at
Wed Oct 2 13:45:46 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 12:53:49 UTC, Chris wrote:
> On Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 12:43:30 UTC, Rel wrote:
>>> 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.
> I wouldn't write off Nim here either. Nim has the benefit of 
> being "young", so they've been able to see and adapt to the 
> latest developments (e.g. web client + server, JS etc.).

Nim seems to also be plagued by Rust envy, so not sure about it.

Thanks to I arrived to

The comments regarding dropping GC and mixed mode libraries will 
feel remarkably familiar.

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