I promise
never to use C/C++
for a new project

Your name/alias:

Why? They're fundamentally insecure. The switch to more secure languages will take a while. This promise is but a simple start. Some details in this comment on Hacker News.

What instead? Go and Rust are good choices if you need a system language. There are lots of interpreted languages.

What about embedded systems? There are some suggestions in my blog post about this promise.

How can I help? Tell your programmer friends.