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From Rosetta Code
This programming language may be used to instruct a computer to perform a task.
Official website
Execution method: Compiled (machine code)
Garbage collected: No
Parameter passing methods: By value
Type safety: Unsafe
Type strength: Strong
Type compatibility: Nominative
Type expression: Explicit
Type checking: Static
Lang tag(s): zig
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Listed below are all of the tasks on Rosetta Code which have been solved using Zig.
Your Help Needed
If you know Zig, please write code for some of the tasks not implemented in Zig.

Zig is an open-source programming language designed for robustness, optimality, and clarity.

Zig is under active development at its Github repository. Solutions for RosettaCode tasks can also be found in the zig-rosetta repository.


From the official website:

  • Manual memory management. Memory allocation failure is handled correctly. Edge cases matter!
  • Zig competes with C instead of depending on it. The Zig Standard Library does not depend on libc.
  • Small, simple language. Focus on debugging your application rather than debugging your knowledge of your programming language.
  • A fresh take on error handling that resembles what well-written C error handling looks like, minus the boilerplate and verbosity.
  • Debug mode optimizes for fast compilation time and crashing with a stack trace when undefined behavior would happen.
  • ReleaseFast mode produces heavily optimized code. What other projects call "Link Time Optimization" Zig does automatically.
  • ReleaseSafe mode produces optimized code but keeps safety checks enabled. Disable safety checks in the bottlenecks of your code.
  • Generic data structures and functions.
  • Compile-time reflection and compile-time code execution. No preprocessor.
  • Concurrency via coroutines. Async/await is thread-safe, non-blocking, and makes no syscalls, and therefore available in freestanding mode. You can multiplex coroutines onto a thread pool in userland for M:N concurrency.
  • Import .h files and directly use C types, variables, and functions.
  • Export functions, variables, and types for C code to depend on. Automatically generate .h files.
  • Optional type instead of null pointers.
  • Order independent top level declarations.
  • Friendly toward package maintainers. Reproducible build, 3-step bootstrapping process.
  • Cross-compiling is a first-class use case.

Pages in category "Zig"

The following 76 pages are in this category, out of 76 total.