Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Chris wendlec at
Thu Oct 3 18:22:36 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 3 October 2019 at 09:36:17 UTC, LocoDelPueblo wrote:
> Problem is also that people using python don't want to be 
> programmers... they just do stuff in python, and sometimes 
> these stuff become mainstream. So if the idea is to say "use 
> Nim instead of python" you basically kill the "why" the python 
> stuff started being widely used and developed. You fallback in 
> the "no-way" again.
> I've observed this again two days ago where the UI of for a 
> command line app required python-qt. The application could have 
> been made in cpp, easily, but you know the authors just wanted 
> to make their stuff...but now this ui is available on most 
> linux distribs, no matter the way it's made.

Actually, I had some time to play around with Nim and it really 
"feels" like Python. I was thinking if they had an automatic 
Python to Nim converter (like Kotlin has a Java to Kotlin 
converter), it'd be much easier to make the transition. It'd be 
great to be able to do something like this: `nim pyToNim 

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