On Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 22:35:09 UTC, bitwise wrote:
On Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 15:20:54 UTC, Vadim Lopatin
New DlangIDE version is released.
I've only had time to take a quick look, but this IDE seems
pretty good. I was surprised at how fast it loaded up, and how
it downloaded the dependencies for the sample project on it's
The text rendering needs work though. Honestly, I passed this
editor up the first time I came across it because of the way
the text looks. It reminds me of Visual Studio 2005. I couldn't
help but assume the IDE was outdated and probably be
I would definitely change the default font to the platform-IDE
Visual Studio: Consolas
XCode: Menlo Regular
Also, FreeType has made improvements lately, and now does a
much better job of rendering fonts at small sizes(no so
blurry). In particular 2.8.1, which just came out, implements a
patent-free substitute for MS style clear-type rendering.
The thick bezels and deep 3D shading make it look retro as well.
For Windows, added libfreetype 2.8.1 dlls.
Made additional fixes for better font rendering.
Win32 binaries are uploaded to
To disable freetype, delete libfreetype-6.dll
Consolas/Menlo are already selected if "Default" font is chosen