Re: Dpp on run.dlang.io

2018-08-04 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 4 August 2018 at 01:27:49 UTC, Laeeth Isharc wrote: Thanks to Seb and Atila it is now very easy to show a D program just #includeing C headers. If just works. Modulo bugs. In time I am hopeful Atila will start to have more of C++ headers working too.

Re: Bolts 0.4 meta programming library

2018-08-02 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 2 August 2018 at 08:40:55 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Thursday, 2 August 2018 at 07:47:19 UTC, aliak wrote: Hi, just a release of a meta programming library (https://bolts.dub.pm) that has utilities that I use in personal projects, and that I find in phobos, and or in the forums.

Re: Bolts 0.4 meta programming library

2018-08-02 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 2 August 2018 at 07:47:19 UTC, aliak wrote: Hi, just a release of a meta programming library (https://bolts.dub.pm) that has utilities that I use in personal projects, and that I find in phobos, and or in the forums. A notable difference is that functions here try to operate on

Re: #include C headers in D code

2018-04-12 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 18:36:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 4/11/2018 3:25 AM, Atila Neves wrote: I did the best I could having seen some macros. It's likely there are cases I've missed, or that maybe the translation in the link above doesn't work even for what it's supposed to be

Homebrew dmd betas

2018-04-10 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 7 April 2018 at 18:39:12 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: First beta for the 2.079.1 patch release. Comes with a handful of fixes. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.079.1.html Please report any bugs at https://issues.dlang.org - -Martin Available

Re: LDC 1.7.0

2018-01-07 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 6 January 2018 at 16:25:46 UTC, German Diago wrote: - want no gc? Ok, at least there is BetterC, so if I invest myself quite a bit on D (I am the kind of programmer that likes to squeeze power out of machines, so this always means that I will not consider VM languages), I will

Re: Hong Kong dlang Meetup

2017-09-08 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 4 September 2017 at 19:25:59 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Several of us from the D community will be in Hong Kong on a business trip next week (me, John Colvin, Atila Neves, and Ilya Yaroshenko), and our client, Symmetry Investments[1], has offered to sponsor a dlang meetup. We

Re: Hong Kong dlang Meetup

2017-09-06 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 00:48:07 UTC, Lionello Lunesu wrote: Let's occupy codeaholics: https://www.meetup.com/Codeaholics/events/242640432/ Good idea. I'll be there :)

Re: D as a Better C

2017-08-23 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 23 August 2017 at 13:12:04 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: To coincide with the improvements to -betterC in the upcoming DMD 2.076, Walter has published a new article on the D blog about what it is and why to use it. A fun read. And I'm personally happy to see the love this feature is

Re: Boston D Meetup: Strawman Structs

2017-07-25 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 2 July 2017 at 10:35:49 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: I'll have a short presentation on a weird trick I discovered while writing some MySQL serialization code. Hope you can attend! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/d-lang-presentation-strawman-structs-tickets-35120523431 -Steve Is

Re: DCompute: GPGPU with Native D for OpenCL and CUDA

2017-07-18 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 18 July 2017 at 00:49:11 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Monday, 17 July 2017 at 13:50:22 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Nicholas Wilson has put together a blog post on his progress with DCompute, expanding on his DConf talk. I have to admit that this is one of the D projects I'm most

Re: static foreach is now in github master

2017-07-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 17 July 2017 at 18:14:35 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: For those who want to play with our new static foreach feature and are willing to take the steps to building their own dmd, the feature is now merged in master: https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/6760 Happy hacking! Andrei

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-26 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 26 May 2017 at 14:41:39 UTC, John Colvin wrote: I spent some time fiddling with my own manual approaches to making this as fast, wasn't satisfied and so decided to try using Steven's iopipe (https://github.com/schveiguy/iopipe) instead. Results were excellent.

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-26 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 24 May 2017 at 13:39:57 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Some of you may remember Jon Degenhardt's talk from one of the Silicon Valley D meetups, where he described the performance improvements he saw when he rewrote some of eBay's command line tools in D. He has now put the effort into

Re: LDC 1.3.0-beta1 has been released!

2017-05-05 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 5 May 2017 at 10:16:41 UTC, Kai Nacke wrote: Hi everyone, LDC 1.3.0-beta1, the LLVM-based D compiler, is available for download! This release is based on the 2.073.2 frontend and standard library and supports LLVM 3.5-4.0. We provide binaries for Linux, OX X, FreeBSD, Win32 &

Re: Call for arms: Arch Linux D package maintenance

2017-04-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 16 February 2017 at 19:58:47 UTC, Rory McGuire wrote: Hi, I am planning on asking to become TU for the dlang packages in community. I've been building and working with the current packages and making my own packages to make sure I know what I'm getting in to. LDC and GDC are

Re: vibe.d 0.8.0 and 0.7.31 beta releases

2017-03-28 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 19:40:45 UTC, Sönke Ludwig wrote: Am 09.02.2017 um 18:00 schrieb Kagamin: On Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 15:18:34 UTC, Sönke Ludwig wrote: The problem is that there are two affected call stacks - the @system API function that registers the @system callback,

Re: Update on Unums

2017-03-13 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 13 March 2017 at 15:08:56 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 08:32:04AM +, Nick B via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: If I get the approval to post Johns latest presentation, I will do so. [...] Link? urmm...

Re: New (page-per-artifact) standard library doc examples are now editable and runnable

2017-02-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 17 February 2017 at 05:06:20 UTC, Seb wrote: On Saturday, 7 January 2017 at 16:12:49 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Following https://github.com/dlang/dlang.org/pull/1532, the new-style docs now also allow editing and running examples. Start at http://dlang.org/library-prerelease/

Re: Questionnaire

2017-02-09 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 18:34:44 UTC, bachmeier wrote: On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 17:28:47 UTC, jmh530 wrote: Other stuff I would find useful: 1) R integration (I know someone's done work on this, but it's hard to find and I don't remember if it works on Windows. Really just

Re: unDE 0.1.0: original file manager, image and text viewer

2016-12-16 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 December 2016 at 20:16:10 UTC, unDEFER wrote: Hello, my dear friends! So many days you answers on many my questions. And today I glad to present my work: unDE 0.1.0. It is very original file manager, image and text viewer. More information:

Re: Milestone - DMD front end is now 100% D!

2016-12-15 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 15 December 2016 at 19:58:50 UTC, Iain Buclaw wrote: This will be the direction that I anticipate to head in until a time comes where the frontend exposes everything GDC depends upon in order to bootstrap to the latest stable branch. Is there a good list of what is necessary

Re: Boston D Language Meetup in Back Bay

2016-11-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 16:28:08 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 11/17/16 10:38 AM, John Colvin wrote: On Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 13:59:25 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: [...] Can't you use a template lambda alias argument to pushTo instead, so then you can instantiate

Re: Boston D Language Meetup in Back Bay

2016-11-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 13:59:25 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: nullStream!char .bufferedInput .pushTo( arrayCastPipe!ubyte .outputFile("output.txt") ); But then the parameters to the "pushTo" hypothetical function don't know what the source type is before

Re: Formal review of DIP1002

2016-11-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 11:37:09 UTC, Dicebot wrote: Disposition: REJECT. A proposal for a similar or identical feature would need to be include qualitatively new motivation/evidence of usefulness. Please follow the link for the full review text / rationale:

Re: Release D 2.072.0

2016-11-05 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 5 November 2016 at 04:04:12 UTC, Soulsbane wrote: On Monday, 31 October 2016 at 01:27:08 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: [...] I've run into a problem with code using ctRegex that fails to compile only in release build. [...] please report at https://issues.dlang.org/

Re: Release vibe.d 0.7.30

2016-11-01 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 November 2016 at 12:47:13 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: On 2016-11-01 12:20, Saurabh Das wrote: How can I find out more information about the 'runApplication' change? What does "slowly fading out" mean? I think it should say something like: "slowly fading out the default main".

Re: Box2D Lite D Port (Yet Another)

2016-10-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 31 October 2016 at 13:53:26 UTC, ketmar wrote: On Monday, 31 October 2016 at 13:40:38 UTC, John Colvin wrote: If you could put up with putting each file (or maybe group of files that might form one dub package) in to a separate folder, add a dub.sdl for each folder, put a single

Re: Box2D Lite D Port (Yet Another)

2016-10-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 31 October 2016 at 09:56:09 UTC, ketmar wrote: i investigated the possibility of having IV as collection of DUB projects (again), and it is still too intrusive. alas. actually, i'd like to feature IV as a set of libraries with dependencies on code.dlang.org, so people can easily use

Re: Release D 2.072.0

2016-10-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 31 October 2016 at 07:24:23 UTC, Sönke Ludwig wrote: Am 31.10.2016 um 02:27 schrieb Martin Nowak: Glad to announce D 2.072.0. http://dlang.org/download.html This is the release ships with the latest version of dub (v1.1.0), comes with lots of phobos additions and native TLS on

Re: Numerical age for D: Mir v0.18.0 is faster then OpenBLAS

2016-09-23 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 23 September 2016 at 13:25:30 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko wrote: Mir is LLVM-accelerated Generic Numerical Library for Science and Machine Learning. Benchmark: http://blog.mir.dlang.io/glas/benchmark/openblas/2016/09/23/glas-gemm-benchmark.html Mir v0.18.0 release notes:

Re: On the future of DIP1000

2016-08-21 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 21:46:56 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 20:01:27 UTC, Dicebot wrote: - scope is @safe only Why? I might have @system code that could still benefit from scope. I guess it would be too restrictive, but I'm just a bit frustrated at having to

Re: On the future of DIP1000

2016-08-21 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 20:01:27 UTC, Dicebot wrote: - scope is @safe only Why? I might have @system code that could still benefit from scope.

Re: DIP1000: Scoped Pointers

2016-08-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 17 August 2016 at 07:53:49 UTC, Mike wrote: Got it! Thank you! But it still appears that what's illustrated on the deprecations page is not being deprecated. Mike I imagine that will change if/when DIP1000 is accepted.

Re: The D Language Foundation has filed for non-profit status

2016-07-21 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 21 July 2016 at 02:16:55 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: By the Foundation bylaws we defined, the officers of the Foundation (Walter, Ali, and myself) are not allowed to receive payment for their work on the Foundation. You can still claim expenses though, no?

Re: pure D JPEG decoder, with progressive JPEG support, public domain

2016-06-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 17 June 2016 at 13:05:47 UTC, ketmar wrote: finally, the thing you all waited for years is here! pure D no-frills JPEG decoder with progressive JPEG support! Public Domain! one file! no Phobos or other external dependecies! it even has some DDoc! grab it[1] now while it's hot! [1]

Re: Button: A fast, correct, and elegantly simple build system.

2016-06-16 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 16 June 2016 at 12:32:02 UTC, Kagamin wrote: On Sunday, 12 June 2016 at 20:47:31 UTC, cym13 wrote: Yeah, I have often thought that writing a self-contained D program to build D would work well. The full power of the language would be available, there'd be nothing new to learn,

Re: Button: A fast, correct, and elegantly simple build system.

2016-06-16 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 16 June 2016 at 12:53:35 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Thursday, 16 June 2016 at 12:32:02 UTC, Kagamin wrote: On Sunday, 12 June 2016 at 20:47:31 UTC, cym13 wrote: Yeah, I have often thought that writing a self-contained D program to build D would work well. The full power of the

Re: Button: A fast, correct, and elegantly simple build system.

2016-06-15 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 15 June 2016 at 11:47:00 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 6/15/2016 4:07 AM, Edwin van Leeuwen wrote: How about using reggae? https://github.com/atilaneves/phobos/blob/reggae/reggaefile.d I haven't studied either. If you do study that reggae file, remember that it's a deliberate

Nested comments

2016-06-08 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 15:04:28 UTC, Kagamin wrote: BTW do people find nested comments particularly useful? Yes for: A) commenting out a block of code without having to care about syntactic correctness (otherwise version(none)) or whether it contains comments (otherwise /* */) B)

Re: Reddit announcements

2016-05-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 31 May 2016 at 18:57:29 UTC, o-genki-desu-ka wrote: Many nice announcements here last week. I put some on reddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/4lwufi/d_embedded_database_v01_released/

Re: amoeba, a chess engine written in D

2016-05-22 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 20 May 2016 at 23:16:01 UTC, Richard Delorme wrote: I am pleased to announce the release of a chess engine written in D: https://github.com/abulmo/amoeba I am not aware of any other chess engine written with the D language. The source can be compiled with dmd, ldc or gdc, but the

Re: Beta D 2.071.1-b1

2016-05-18 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 15 May 2016 at 04:40:21 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: First beta for the 2.071.1 point release. A few issues remain to be fixed before the next beta. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.071.1.html Please report any bugs at https://issues.dlang.org

Re: Proposed: start DConf days one hour later

2016-04-27 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 27 April 2016 at 18:36:54 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: The folks at Sociomantic suggested to start at 10:00 AM instead of 9:00 AM, therefore shifting the end time by one as well. Please reply with thoughts on this! We're particularly concerned about folks who need to take off

Re: XDG-APP and D

2016-04-22 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 18:55:23 UTC, Gerald wrote: For those not familiar, xdg-app is a Linux virtualization system targeted at desktop apps, it's been under pretty heavy development and is available for use in Gnome 3.20. Mathias Clausen recently wrote a blog entry about creating his

Re: Release D 2.071.0

2016-04-13 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 April 2016 at 22:43:05 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Glad to announce D 2.071.0. http://dlang.org/download.html This release fixes many long-standing issues with imports and the module system. See the changelog for more details. http://dlang.org/changelog/2.071.0.html -Martin

Re: Beta D 2.071.0-b2

2016-03-30 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 30 March 2016 at 16:00:34 UTC, Luís Marques wrote: On Wednesday, 30 March 2016 at 15:48:28 UTC, John Colvin wrote: That would be me. Waiting for merge: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/pull/50539 Thanks! Would it be against the homebrew spirit for the DMD recipe to link to

Re: Beta D 2.071.0-b2

2016-03-30 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 30 March 2016 at 13:04:08 UTC, Luís Marques wrote: On Wednesday, 30 March 2016 at 11:03:51 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Second beta for the 2.071.0 release. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.071.0.html Please report any bugs at

Re: Beta D 2.071.0-b1

2016-03-24 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 24 March 2016 at 01:49:25 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: First beta for the 2.071.0 release. This release comes with many import and lookup related changes and fixes. You might see a lot of deprecation warnings b/c of these changes. We've added the -transition=import switch and

Re: IDE - Coedit 2 rc1

2016-02-08 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 8 February 2016 at 07:25:49 UTC, Dominikus Dittes Scherkl wrote: On Monday, 8 February 2016 at 07:05:15 UTC, Suliman wrote: Cool! Thanks! But do you have any plans to reimplement it from Pascal to В to get it's more native... B? What is B?

Re: Beta D 2.070.0-b2

2016-01-25 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 17 January 2016 at 20:52:20 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Second and last beta for the 2.070.0 release. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.070.0.html Please report any bugs at https://issues.dlang.org -Martin % dmd --version DMD64 D Compiler v2.069

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2016-01-12 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 20:32:57 UTC, jmh530 wrote: I'm not sure when you would want to use dynamic bindings. When you want to have control over the process of loading a library e.g. if you want it to be an optional dependency at runtime.

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2016-01-12 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 22:00:32 UTC, jmh530 wrote: On Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 21:10:28 UTC, John Colvin wrote: When you want to have control over the process of loading a library e.g. if you want it to be an optional dependency at runtime. I've seen the example in the book. I'm

Re: Beta D 2.070.0-b1

2016-01-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 3 January 2016 at 19:24:57 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: First beta for the 2.070.0 release. Still a few things missing from the changelog, there is a new package std.experimental.ndslice, and native (DWARF based) exception handling on linux. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta

Re: Better docs for D (WIP)

2016-01-05 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 18:34:20 UTC, JohnCK wrote: On Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 18:09:57 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Is the recent http://wiki.dlang.org/Contributing_to_dlang.org along the lines of what you need? What other sort of documentation would you find useful? I took a

Re: Testing Nightly Build Service

2015-12-18 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 18 December 2015 at 15:42:32 UTC, steven kladitis wrote: On Monday, 14 December 2015 at 08:36:27 UTC, Andrea Fontana wrote: On Saturday, 12 December 2015 at 12:08:50 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: As you might already know from the last sprint review

Re: DlangUI

2015-12-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 December 2015 at 16:12:32 UTC, Vadim Lopatin wrote: On Wednesday, 16 December 2015 at 13:32:21 UTC, Suliman wrote: Is it's possible to use some native frontend with dlangui instead of drawing all controls with OpenGL? I really dislike how all OpenGL toolkit looks like. OpenGL

Re: DConf 2016 news: 20% sold out, book signing

2015-12-07 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 7 December 2015 at 17:39:14 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: We're over 20% full and seats are going fast! We planned to send an announcement when we're 50% sold out. However, this time around registrations are coming quite a bit quicker than before so we thought we'd keep you

Re: Beta D 2.069.2-b2

2015-11-30 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 30 November 2015 at 03:30:02 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Second beta for the 2.069.2 point release. New fixes: Bugzilla 15281: std\experimental\allocator\package.d not included in build script http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.069.2.html Please

Re: PowerNex - My 64bit kernel written in D

2015-11-26 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 18:06:45 UTC, Wild wrote: On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 16:18:56 UTC, Piotrek wrote: Hi, No worries :) Feel free to use whatever license you want. It is your code. However my point was that the code released with license other than Boost (or similar)

Re: [OT] bitcoin donation

2015-11-25 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 20:10:37 UTC, deadalnix wrote: On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 09:20:53 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 02:33:24 UTC, deadalnix wrote: Don't be confused. Krugman do not understand bitcoin, but Krugman think that terrorism and riots

Re: [OT] bitcoin donation

2015-11-25 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 02:33:24 UTC, deadalnix wrote: On Monday, 23 November 2015 at 12:11:36 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: One could ask the same thing about any currency that isn't the one accepted at a store. I looked with a tinge of fascination at what bitcoin was a while

Re: Next London D Meetup - 18th November

2015-11-19 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 19 November 2015 at 15:16:37 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: On Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 13:59:36 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 22:43:22 UTC, Kingsley wrote: Hi Please come to the London D meetup on Wednesday 18th November. We have a great talk by

Re: Next London D Meetup - 18th November

2015-11-18 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 22:43:22 UTC, Kingsley wrote: Hi Please come to the London D meetup on Wednesday 18th November. We have a great talk by John Colvin on semi functional programming. We have a fantastic venue at skills matter with great facilities and free video recording

Re: D compiler daily downloads at an all-time high

2015-11-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 17 November 2015 at 23:26:15 UTC, Vladimir Panteleev wrote: On Tuesday, 17 November 2015 at 13:08:37 UTC, Namal wrote: On Monday, 16 November 2015 at 15:20:51 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: [...] Hello Andrei, what do you think how good the download numbers are representing

Re: Please vote for the DConf logo

2015-11-12 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 November 2015 at 09:30:30 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Reply to this with 1.1, 1.2, 2, or 3: 1) by ponce: Variant 1: https://github.com/p0nce/dconf.org/blob/master/2016/images/logo-sample.png Variant 2:

Re: Next London D Meetup - 18th November

2015-11-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 22:43:22 UTC, Kingsley wrote: Hi Please come to the London D meetup on Wednesday 18th November. We have a great talk by John Colvin on semi functional programming. We have a fantastic venue at skills matter with great facilities and free video recording

Re: dfmt 0.4.1

2015-10-23 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 23:21:21 UTC, Brian Schott wrote: dfmt is a formatter for D source code. Changes from 0.4.0: * #189: Better formatting for "in" expressions where the right side of the "in" operator is a function literal. * #190: Fix a bug where whitespace was removed from

Re: dfmt 0.4.1

2015-10-22 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 23:21:21 UTC, Brian Schott wrote: dfmt is a formatter for D source code. Changes from 0.4.0: * #189: Better formatting for "in" expressions where the right side of the "in" operator is a function literal. * #190: Fix a bug where whitespace was removed from

Re: DCD 0.7.1

2015-10-20 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 October 2015 at 21:01:06 UTC, Brian Schott wrote: On Monday, 19 October 2015 at 20:29:41 UTC, Brian Schott wrote: From the README: "The D Completion Daemon is an auto-complete program for the D programming language." 0.7.1 is a (boring) bug-fix release.

Re: Beta D 2.069.0-b1

2015-10-12 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 22:33:09 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: First beta for the 2.069.0 release. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.069.0.html Please report any bugs at https://issues.dlang.org -Martin brew reinstall dmd --devel :) thanks for all

Re: Beta D 2.069.0-b1

2015-10-09 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 8 October 2015 at 12:32:59 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 22:33:09 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: First beta for the 2.069.0 release. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.069.0.html Please report any bugs at

Re: New blog about D

2015-09-28 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 23:23:05 UTC, Márcio Martins wrote: Today I launched a very tiny and humble blog, with the first post being about D. It's likely all posts will be about D in the end... [...] this is what http://code.dlang.org/packages/gl3n does, right?

Re: This Week in D #37 - forum tutorials and tip on using UDAs

2015-09-28 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 September 2015 at 13:03:50 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: The tip here is one I've been talking about on irc a little and decided to write up this time. Using a mixin template to hold the source code of a thing to be transformed is something I think is kinda cool though I haven't

Re: DUB 0.9.24 release

2015-09-24 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 08:23:54 UTC, Suliman wrote: How I can add multiple dependencies? In json I was can wrote: dependencies": { "dini": ">=1.0.0", "colorize": ">=1.0.5", "ddbc": ">=0.2.11", } How it will be in SDL?

Re: DUB 0.9.24 release

2015-09-24 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 09:21:06 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 08:23:54 UTC, Suliman wrote: How I can add multiple dependencies? In json I was can wrote: dependencies": { "dini": ">=1.0.0", "colorize": ">=1.0.5",

Re: LDC 0.16.0 alpha3 is out! Get it, test it, give feedback!

2015-09-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 15:15:33 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: My dub build is failing with LDC but working with DMD. All I get is this unhelpful error message $ dub build --compiler=ldc2 Target derelict-util 2.0.3 is up to date. Use --force to rebuild. Building derelict-sdl2 1.9.7

Re: FancyPars

2015-09-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 15:47:42 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: On Wednesday, 16 September 2015 at 12:16:03 UTC, Bastiaan Veelo wrote: Sounds like you want to share this, but I can't find a licence. In case this turns out to be useful, we would need one :-) If you want I can prepare a

Re: FancyPars

2015-09-17 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 16:33:12 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: On Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 16:02:14 UTC, John Colvin wrote: Yikes. Are you sure? Are you familiar with open source licensing? I would be open to open-source the "base" of fp. but keeping certin extentions for grammar

Re: Release D 2.068.1

2015-09-15 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 14 September 2015 at 23:53:16 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: On Monday, 14 September 2015 at 20:14:45 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: On Monday, 14 September 2015 at 17:51:59 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: What platform are you on? I'm on OS X, using the homebrew version of DMD. And homebrew is

Re: Release D 2.068.1

2015-09-14 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 14 September 2015 at 20:14:45 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: On Monday, 14 September 2015 at 17:51:59 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: What platform are you on? I'm on OS X, using the homebrew version of DMD. And homebrew is telling me that I have 2.068.1 installed $ brew install dmd

Re: Article: More hidden treasure in the D standard library

2015-08-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 31 August 2015 at 16:09:02 UTC, Gary Willoughby wrote: I've written a new article on D here: http://nomad.so/2015/08/more-hidden-treasure-in-the-d-standard-library/ Hopefully to drive other programmers to investigate D. It's a continuation of a similar one I wrote a few months ago

Re: Article: More hidden treasure in the D standard library

2015-08-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 31 August 2015 at 16:22:36 UTC, Gary Willoughby wrote: On Monday, 31 August 2015 at 16:16:15 UTC, John Colvin wrote: why the use of `input.text` instead of just `input` on line 14 of the fizz buzz example? It doesn't compile. Error: mismatched function return type inference of int

Re: Dynamic arrays

2015-08-31 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 31 August 2015 at 21:29:09 UTC, anonymous wrote: On Monday 31 August 2015 23:09, Minas Mina wrote: I have started a series of tutorials in D. This is my latest blog post, which is about dynamic arrays: http://minas-mina.com/2015/08/31/dynamic-arrays/ Constructive criticism is

Re: Moving forward with work on the D language and foundation

2015-08-27 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 August 2015 at 15:48:49 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: Even just for marketing reasons, it would be better if the DlangScience team on GitHub was more than one person. On Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 04:32:21 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky wrote: All of you guys should be displayed here on

Re: Moving forward with work on the D language and foundation

2015-08-26 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 August 2015 at 05:51:06 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky wrote: On 25-Aug-2015 23:04, bachmeier wrote: On Tuesday, 25 August 2015 at 19:29:06 UTC, Daniel Kozák wrote: I can't agree more. OK maybe I would add this https://twitter.com/kozzi11/status/636190895856091136 ;-) This is a big

Re: DCD v0.7.0-rc1

2015-08-25 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 21 August 2015 at 10:15:09 UTC, Brian Schott wrote: https://github.com/Hackerpilot/DCD/releases/tag/v0.7.0-rc1 If nothing else comes up I'll tag 0.7.0 Monday. DCD is an editor-independent auto-completion program for D code. Read more here: https://github.com/Hackerpilot/DCD brew

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-12 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 12 August 2015 at 02:46:41 UTC, Ben Boeckel wrote: On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 22:36:47 +, John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Not true. AFAIK /usr/local is the only bit of /usr that *is* available for third-parties. Ah, mixed it up with this tidbit: The /usr

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 22:08:50 UTC, Bill Baxter wrote: On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 12:52 AM, John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Monday, 10 August 2015 at 08:48:52 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Glad to announce D 2.068.0. http

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 22:30:04 UTC, Ben Boeckel wrote: On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 15:08:21 -0700, Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: New to brew... getting errors with this on Yosemite: Error: Permission denied - /usr/local/etc/dmd.conf and sudo brew install refuses to do

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 08:27:00 UTC, Marc Schütz wrote: Packages for openSUSE 13.1, 13.2, Factory and Tumbleweed are now available in devel:languages:D. http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/languages:/D/ Please could you update/correct the entry here to reflect that:

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-11 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 10 August 2015 at 08:48:52 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Glad to announce D 2.068.0. http://downloads.dlang.org/releases/2.x/2.068.0/ This release comes with many rangified phobos functions, 2 new GC profilers, a new AA implementation, and countless further improvements and fixes.

Re: Beta D 2.068.0-b2

2015-08-02 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 2 August 2015 at 09:38:23 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: On Thursday, 30 July 2015 at 09:24:09 UTC, John Colvin wrote: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46886 Does it include the C++ compiler and linker? I think it contains a linker, but I'm not 100% sure. See

Re: SDLang-D v0.9.2

2015-08-01 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 31 July 2015 at 15:52:09 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: SDLang-D: A library to parse/generate SDL (Simple Data Language) files. Offers both DOM and StAX/Pull APIs. SDL is like XML/JSON/YAML, but is low-verbosity, simpler than YAML, and supports comments and basic datatypes. It looks

Re: Beta D 2.068.0-b2

2015-07-30 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 29 July 2015 at 18:13:22 UTC, Kagamin wrote: On Wednesday, 29 July 2015 at 15:45:19 UTC, Taylor Hillegeist wrote: I guess what I mean to say is that they did it, maybe it can be done. Of course it can be done with an additional license agreement with microsoft. Of course VS

Re: Case study on ranges and lazy evaluation

2015-07-20 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 20 July 2015 at 19:44:01 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Monday, 20 July 2015 at 18:17:18 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: Quick, what does this loop in this function do? void PanelBar::RepositionExpandedPanels(Panel* fixed_panel) I'm willing to guess it repositions the expanded panels

Re: Case study on ranges and lazy evaluation

2015-07-20 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 20 July 2015 at 18:17:18 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: Quick, what does this loop in this function do? void PanelBar::RepositionExpandedPanels(Panel* fixed_panel) I'm willing to guess it repositions the expanded panels named functions are the best abstraction. That's great for

Re: Four new DConf 2015 videos

2015-07-08 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 July 2015 at 10:30:00 UTC, ZombineDev wrote: Andrei Alexandrescu -- Keynote: Generic Programming Must Go dconf link: http://dconf.org/2015/talks/alexandrescu.html video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCrVYYlFTrA Adam Ruppe Dynamic Types in D dconf

Re: ldc 0.15.1 minimal patch to support llvm 3.6.1

2015-07-08 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 July 2015 at 08:13:19 UTC, John Colvin wrote: I need to be able to get ldc 0.15.1 to compile with llvm 3.6.1 for homebrew. Are there some convenient commits I can use to patch it, or is it all a bit more complicated than that? Also, what's the expected release for 0.15.2? If

ldc 0.15.1 minimal patch to support llvm 3.6.1

2015-07-08 Thread John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce
I need to be able to get ldc 0.15.1 to compile with llvm 3.6.1 for homebrew. Are there some convenient commits I can use to patch it, or is it all a bit more complicated than that? Also, what's the expected release for 0.15.2? If you expect it to be fully released very shortly, this wouldn't

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