Debunking The Myth Of High Level Languages
“High-level languages are not intrinsically slow! David Chisnall explains how programming in a low-level language can make a compiler’s job harder, essentially wasting effort and slowing down your program’s processing.
The closer to the metal you can get while programming, the faster your program will compile — or so conventional wisdom would have you believe. In this article, I will show you how high-level languages like Java aren’t slow by nature, and in fact low level languages may compile less efficiently……”