[sdiy] Programming Language Recommendation

Andrew Simper andy at cytomic.com
Sun Dec 6 13:54:24 CET 2020

I've heard the cargo package manager and Rust are pretty good for embedded
systems, I have no experience with it myself but I definitely like the
compile time guarantees the language offers, and it has c-like enough
syntax that makes it pretty much the same when it comes to the core
algorithm implementations.

There was a talk on it at this year's Audio Developer Conference which I
gave a presentation at, which was compelling enough to warrant giving it a


On Sun, 6 Dec 2020 at 19:59, <sleepy_dog at gmx.de> wrote:

> Am 05.12.2020 um 22:11 schrieb Brian Willoughby:
> > Also note that C++ and Objective C are built on top of standard C.
> They're literally extensions of C, so everything you learn about C will be
> 100% applicable to C++ or ObjC.
> Maybe close, but not 100%
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compatibility_of_C_and_C%2B%2B#Constructs_valid_in_C_but_not_in_C++
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compatibility_of_C_and_C%2B%2B#Constructs_that_behave_differently_in_C_and_C++
> Both languages are also evolving, and today, that's more independent of
> one another, to cater to the specific perceived needs in the areas the
> languages are most commonly being used.
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