just for the records: D is mentioned in "Secure Coding in C and
C++", 2nd edition, by Robert C. Seacord as a secure alternative
to C and C++.
This citation is from page 25:
"D is a general-purpose systems and applications programming
D is based largely on the C++ language but drops features such as
code compatibility and link compatibility with C++, allowing D to
syntactic and semantic constructs that eliminate or at least
programming mistakes [Alexandrescu 2010]."