re: Now, I'm thinking is there anything that can't be done by JS? VIEW POST

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re: In order of increasing performance and decreasing legacy compatibility: github.com/MikeMcl/bignumber.js github.com/justmoon/node-bignum github.com/...
 

The fact that you have to rely on an external package to provide that basic level of functionality is indicative of a problem in the language itself. JavaScript was never meant for anything besides driving UI in the browser.

  1. The third one is still a proposal and only available in exactly 1 interpreter

  2. C++ has native integers. JavaScript does not. I'm not speaking specifically of big integers, I'm saying JS doesn't have any integer type at all. It's only numeric type is number which is an IEEE 754 double precision floating point numeric type

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