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[11]: Comment by Laurence
by Hiev on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 22:38 UTC in reply to "RE[10]: Comment by Laurence"
Hiev
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2005-09-27

You said that every language has unreadable code, I said, some are ironed (not solved) for that like Python and some fail like Ruby.

I said that it is easy in Go as C++ to make unreadable code, and that's why I said is a C like language.

And that example I gave is the less complicated one, I can put another one with pointers, arrays and callbacks if you want.

Go IMHO it is designed to be less verbose but is cryptic at the same time.

Edited 2013-01-23 22:41 UTC

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RE[12]: Comment by Laurence
by Laurence on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 22:47 in reply to "RE[11]: Comment by Laurence"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Well python has an advantage in that it doesn't compile to machine code. So it's not really a fair comparison. I think you'd be hard pressed to find a language as powerful as the C or even Go that didn't get messy with complexity. Except maybe if you switched programming paradigms entirely. Lisp is next on my todo list.

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RE[13]: Comment by Laurence
by Hiev on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 22:54 in reply to "RE[12]: Comment by Laurence"
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

Well python has an advantage in that it doesn't compile to machine code. So it's not really a fair comparison.

Fair enough, lets compare it to D and Vala, those are as powerful as C, are native and with better syntax, or lets compare it to pascal, I mean, it is native, coherent syntax (verbose, but hey, is readable), so that's my point, Google with Go sacrificed readability in alas to make it more compact.

Edited 2013-01-23 22:54 UTC

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