V is open-source, similar to Go and claims improvements over Go.
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Pro Fast like C
V is easier than C and fast like C.
Pro C Interop
Can import C libraries, structs, and headers.
Compile to many OSes.
V is simple and powerful.
Pro Can create multi-OS GUIs
Multi-OS GUI creation is more integrated into the language than others.
Pro Clear syntax
Highly understandable language.
Pro Sum types
V has Sum Types.
V has generics.
V has closures, which gives the user additional options and usefulness.
V is very safe.
Pro Single paradigm
Follows the philosophy that there should be only one way to do something, as opposed to multi-paradigm languages like C++.
Pro Supports concurrency and channels
Can run functions concurrently that communicate over channels.
Pro Fast compile times
Compiles programs fast, less waiting around, so more productive and fun.
Pro Friendly and helpful community
Just check the V Discord channel or their GitHub Discussions and you will see by yourself.
Pro Inline assembly
Can add Assembly code.
Con Rapid changes in a language syntax/features
Since V language under a continuous development and core syntax and features will be "frozen" in a version 1.0.0, updating from older version of a language can cause a code rewrite of previously working program.
Con V 1.0 release was planned for December 2019
The first version of the language was publicly released in June of 2019, version 0.1.x. First beta version of the language was released June of 2022, version 0.3. x. Language has progressed faster than most. Welcomes contributors to join the project.