In Rust We Trust: Microsoft Azure CTO shuns C and C++

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich has had it with C and C++, time-tested programming languages commonly used for native applications that require high performance. On Monday, Russinovich urged the technology industry to leave C/C++ behind. “Speaking of languages, it’s time to halt starting any new projects in C/C++ and use Rust for those scenarios where a non-[garbage collected] language is required,” he said.

Link: In Rust We Trust: Microsoft Azure CTO shuns C and C++
via http://www.theregister.com

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