Linked by MOS6510 on Thu 10th Jan 2013 23:25 UTC
General Development "For years I've tried my damnedest to get away from C. Too simple, too many details to manage, too old and crufty, too low level. I've had intense and torrid love affairs with Java, C++, and Erlang. I've built things I'm proud of with all of them, and yet each has broken my heart. They've made promises they couldn't keep, created cultures that focus on the wrong things, and made devastating tradeoffs that eventually make you suffer painfully. And I keep crawling back to C."
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C -> Go
by voidlogic on Sat 12th Jan 2013 01:26 UTC
voidlogic
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2005-09-03

I wonder if this gentlemen has tried Go? If he is a big C fan, Go might be a great choice for the stuff that doesn't need to be written in C. Great qoute: “Go is like a better C, from the guys that didn’t bring you C++” — Ikai Lan. Not only is Go a safer version of C with lots of great modern features, it integrates very well with C via cGo.

If memory usage and speed are your preeminent concerns, C is certainly a force to be reckoned with: http://benchmarksgame.alioth.debian.org/u64q/which-programs-are-bes...

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RE: C -> Go
by ebasconp on Sat 12th Jan 2013 03:58 in reply to "C -> Go"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

I never tried Go, but I would give a try to D instead of Go.

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RE[2]: C -> Go
by voidlogic on Sat 12th Jan 2013 04:08 in reply to "RE: C -> Go"
voidlogic Member since:
2005-09-03

I can't imagine why, unless you are doing embedded development.

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