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A statically typed compiled systems programming language
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What is Nim?

It is an efficient, expressive and elegant language which compiles to C/C++/JS and more. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula.
Nim is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Nim is an open source tool with 16.1K GitHub stars and 1.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nim's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nim?

6 companies reportedly use Nim in their tech stacks, including CCP Games, Fivnex, and

109 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Nim.

Nim Integrations

JavaScript, Python, C++, C lang, and Sapper are some of the popular tools that integrate with Nim. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Nim.
Pros of Nim
Expressive like Python
Extremely fast
Very fast compilation
Cross platform
Optional garbage collection
Easy C interoperability
Readable operators

Nim's Features

  • Intuitive and clean syntax
  • Many garbage collector options
  • JavaScript compilation
  • Decentralised package management
  • Helpful tracebacks

Nim Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nim?
Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
Crystal is a programming language that resembles Ruby but compiles to native code and tries to be much more efficient, at the cost of disallowing certain dynamic aspects of Ruby.
C lang
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