On Wednesday, 11 July 2018 at 13:57:45 UTC, SrMordred wrote:
Sincerely speaking D language does not merit all these criticism.
The magnitude of criticism on D language does not really make
sense to me. I am yet to see a language so user friendly as D
with such power and strength.I trust one day the world will see
and know that D is a language build for programmers for great
productivity and not just another money making machine
But for technical aspect like performance, very honestly I'm
still not sure of its technical superiority over similar
Just have a look at this one, which is quite famous :
I know that many people here will simply tell me that all
those personal et external benchmarks are all wrong, etc.
Maybe you are right.
But in terms of communication, wouldn't it be much more
effective that the D experts of this forum simply fix the open
source code of those benchmarks to make D's technical
superiority much more obvious, so that the decision makers of
software development companies, which stupidly use the
informations of such benchmarks when investigating alternative
technologies, can more easily suggest to their leadership to
switch to D ?
I' quite sure that D can achieve performance equivalence with
any other language. I don´t see any reason not to.
About that specific benchmark, not sure vibe.d had some updates
since the first time I saw because I remembered people arguing
here about why it was not that good on performance. Maybe now
it will make better results.
And I agree about the communication part. Altough i like to see
benchmarks and like to see the competition part of it their
objective is just to point out that "we can do as much as these
other guys can".
When benchmarks go slow people say that "benchmark is not
everything or are wrong somehow".
But then when D get the fastest regex parser of the world, is
all proud :)
But again, I believe that D can be performance competitive in