Nim programming language finally hit 1.0

Max Samukha maxsamukha at
Thu Sep 26 15:52:40 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 13:42:47 UTC, Chris wrote:

> There's a huge difference between Python and D, though. Python 
> (and its proponents) were targeting amateurs. It will be hard 
> to find a (natural science / tech) student nowadays who hasn't 
> dabbled in Python. So the audience is huge. But D is targeting 
> hard core programmers, and they are naturally much harder to 
> convince, because they know exactly what they want, and what 
> they want it for. If you don't have a convincing "story" (as 
> Paulo said), you're out. (Python on the other hand doesn't need 
> a convincing story, it's used for throw-away scripts and it 
> gives millions of people the feeling that they are 
> "programmers".) What D needs is focus and consistency. Simple 
> as.

Programmers are obsolete. AI is coming for them.

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