On Thursday, 8 August 2013 at 18:53:47 UTC, Gary Willoughby wrote:
I've just finished a new blog article on the subject of
alternative function syntax in D. I guess this is pretty
straightforward stuff to all the people here but was a major
source of confusion to me (and others?) when first learning D.
I personally think this is more confusing than many people
think. Hopefully this will quickly arm a developer with
knowledge to be able to read and understand most D code. Let me
know if i've missed anything important.
I'll post to reddit in the morning.
I think you should mention the terms UFCS and IFTI, since those
are used by D folk.
UFCS: Universal Function Call Syntax, i.e. dot notation.
IFTI: Implicit Function Template Instantiation, i.e. template
parameters can be omitted when they can be deduced from the