Posts Tagged ‘binary’

One of my favourite features of Dart is its ability to create executables (aka ahead of time [AOT] binaries)[1]. Creating binaries for the platform you’re running on is very straightforward, just dart compile exe but Dart doesn’t presently support cross compilation for command line binaries, unlike Rust and Go, which have also surged in popularity. […]

…at least not in an embedded environment. There’s a commonly held myth in modern software development that compilers are smarter than people at optimising code for its eventual runtime environment. By extension there’s no point in writing efficient code, because your idea of efficient code might not actually be all that efficient, and any time […]