Linked by kragil on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 20:26 UTC
Google "Native Client enables Chrome to run high-performance apps compiled from your C and C++ code. One of the main goals of Native Client is to be architecture-independent, so that all machines can run NaCl content. Today we're taking another step toward that goal: our Native Client SDK now supports ARM devices, from version 25 and onwards."
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RE[2]: Comment by Laurence
by Laurence on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 20:48 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Laurence"
Laurence
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Go is a C like language, a little more pretty but still with a syntax that can become hard to read IMHO.

Sorry, but I'm not sure I get your point as both the officially supported languages are C-like (Java and C++).

However Go is much more than just another C-like language. Syntactically it's concise yet still verbose enough to be readable. It's a managed language but it doesn't make assumptions (unlike some managed languages).

In all honestly, I've only been using it a week yet it's so easy to pick up that I already feel like I've been programming in the language for months. It really is a joy to use.

Plus it's cross compiling support is child's play. I can write an application on x86, get it working exactly how I want, then just change one compiler flag to create and ARM binary for my Raspberry Pi. I will concede that it's been the best part of 10 years since I've done any cross compiling in C++, but I'm sure it was never that easy.

Edited 2013-01-23 20:50 UTC

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