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Nim

I recently discovered the programming language called Nim, aka Nimrod, created by Andreas Rumpf. Its a beast of a language, not at all like my other favorite minimalistic dynamically typed Smalltalk. But nevertheless, this “beast” feels more like a candy box than an endless maze, and several of its characteristics makes it very compelling even though it’s not “like Smalltalk”.

I have written several articles on Nim documenting my adventures into this new Land Of Magic. Its not a puristic minimal language like Lisp or Smalltalk, but its meant to be practical and fast. Practical and pragmatic as “Python”. Fast as “C”.

Learning Nim

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