Nim programming language finally hit 1.0
relmail at rambler.ru
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
>>> 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 https://ziglang.org/documentation/master/
> I fail to see an appealing reason to use Zig. Can u point me
> (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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