Topic: nim

SD Times news digest: A recap of Nim in 2020, Postman API Hack announced, and TIBCO acquires Information Builders

The makers of Nim, a concise and fast programming language that compiles to C, C++, and JavaScript took a look back at their achievements in 2020: two new memory management strategies (ARC and ORC), and the first Nim conference.  Nim 1.4 was the latest release of the language in October, which brought a new major … continue reading

SD Times news digest: The 2020 State of Octoverse report, Microsoft LAMBDA released, and ML Commons launched

GitHub has announced its annual State of Octoverse report, looking at the company’s growth and usage over the last year. The report found that the number of people on GitHub overall continues to grow, but the proportion of those who identify as developers has decreased. According to the report, this could signal an expanding diversity … continue reading

New surveys provide insight into programming languages Nim and Clojure

The results of both the Nim and Clojure community surveys are in, providing some insight into how the community interacts with each language. Nim is a programming language that compiles to C, C++, and JavaScript, while Clojure is a dialect of Lisp on the Java platform.  According to the Nim survey, which garnered 908 responses, … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Nim 1.0 released, adds no-code features, Firefox moves to a 4-week release cycle, and Safari 13

The Nim team announced that the first long-term stable release of Nim 1.0, a compiled statically typed programming language is now available.  According to the team, the compiler still implements experimental features that are documented in the “experimental manual.” This includes features such as concepts, the do notation and a few others. The 1.0.x branch … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Nim 0.19.0, Databricks’ partner program, and Oculus Quest

The Nim team has released Nim 0.19.0. Nim is a systems programming language with a focus on performance, portability, and expressiveness, the team explained. This release adds changes to strings and sequences that provide more flexibility in how they are implemented. According to the team, alternative implementations are currently in development. Other features include async … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android Pie SDK, Contrast Security’s free DevSecOps solution, and Status partners with Nim

Following this week’s announcement of Android 9 Pie, Google is releasing a new Android SDK that offers more Kotlin features. According to the company, Android developers often run into problems with the Java programming language when accessing a null reference. Kotlin addresses this problem by providing nullable and non-nullable types in the type system, the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Nim 0.18.0, IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1, and Learn with Google AI

The Nim Team has announced the latest release of Nim, version 0.18.0. Nim is a systems programming language that focuses on performance, portability, and expressiveness. New features of the release include formatted string literals, testable documentation examples, mapLiterals and new memory manager algorithm. “We have mentioned multiple times that this will be a major release. … continue reading

Nim e-book now available, Google and Movidius team up on deep learning, and creating a Twitter bot with Node.js—SD Times news digest: Jan. 28, 2016

“Nim in Action,” a book about the Nim programming language, is now available. The book introduces the Nim programming language, teaching programmers how to write native software applications and libraries, Web applications, embedded device software, and programs that communicate over the Internet. It explains hands-on examples of how to write test, debug, document and package … continue reading

Microsoft announces Minecraft: Education Edition, Nim 0.13.0 is out, and Google allows developers to create promo codes—SD Times news digest: Jan. 19, 2016

Minecraft is billed as being for exploring and building, but Microsoft wants kids exploring places in the real world, like the Pyramids of Giza or ancient temples. This is why Microsoft announced Minecraft: Education Edition, which is a new version that is customized for schools. The new title will be available as a free trial … continue reading

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