Strange Loop

Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2021


Union Station


St. Louis, MO

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Nim Nuggets: Systems Programming & Metaprogramming Magic

On the surface Nim ( is familiar, a fast statically typed highly productive language that looks like Python, but just below the surface are cutting edge features that put it at the forefront of systems programming, interop, metaprogramming, and static introspection.

This fast paced talk will target experienced programmers new to Nim. We will look at diverse and real world bite size examples that would be difficult if not impossible in most programming languages:

Aditya Siram

Aditya Siram


I am a Haskell developer at LeapYear ( and work on Nim by candlelight. I am interested in the intersection of programming language user experience, explorability, abstractions and performance.