Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Rel relmail at
Wed Sep 25 14:11:11 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 13:51:52 UTC, SrMordred wrote:
> On Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 12:43:01 UTC, a11e99z wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 11:02:57 UTC, IGotD- wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, 25 September 2019 at 10:01:40 UTC, Rel wrote:
>>> The reason I found D better for my purposes was that it was 
>>> easier to port C like algorithms to D and also D has better 
>>> libraries.
>>> In my opinion Nim is one of the closest competitors of D 
>>> because they are both runner up languages and they try to 
>>> focus on productivity. Right now Rust seems to be influencing 
>>> D a lot but I think if you want to look other languages, you 
>>> should definitely also look at Nim.
>> and at Zig
> I fail to see an appealing reason to use Zig. Can u point me 
> something?
> (and i´m loving playing with Nim and macros :) )

There are few things I can think of. Like a special error types 
that enforces error checking. Automatic C-bindings is awesome. 
Having cross compilation as a first class citizen is nice too. 
Coroutines are in the WIP right now, don't know how well it will 
be implemented, we'll see.

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