Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 07:23:42PM +, Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: > > I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me: > > > > N: DCompute > > W: What's DCompute? > > N: Enables GPU

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-30 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/26/17 10:41 AM, John Colvin wrote: 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

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-30 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/26/17 11:20 AM, John Colvin wrote: 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

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-30 Thread Patrick Schluter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 21:18:42 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 5/26/17 11:20 AM, John Colvin wrote: On Friday, 26 May 2017 at 14:41:39 UTC, John Colvin wrote: [...] This version also has the advantage of being (discounting any bugs in iopipe) correct for arbitrary unicode in all

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Daniel Kozak via Digitalmars-d-announce
Dne 30.5.2017 v 21:23 Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce napsal(a): On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me: N: DCompute W: What's DCompute? N: Enables GPU programming with D W: Cool! instead of:

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-30 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/30/17 5:57 PM, Patrick Schluter wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 21:18:42 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 5/26/17 11:20 AM, John Colvin wrote: On Friday, 26 May 2017 at 14:41:39 UTC, John Colvin wrote: [...] This version also has the advantage of being (discounting any bugs in

Re: Silicon Valley D Meetup - May 25, 2017 - "Trip reports: DConf 2017 and C++Now 2017"

2017-05-30 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 07:53:16 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: We have guests Martin Nowak, Dentcho Bankov, and Georgi Dimitrov in person: https://www.meetup.com/D-Lang-Silicon-Valley/events/240129190/ Ali How'd this go?

Re: Silicon Valley D Meetup - May 25, 2017 - "Trip reports: DConf 2017 and C++Now 2017"

2017-05-30 Thread Ali Çehreli via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 05/30/2017 06:18 PM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 07:53:16 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: We have guests Martin Nowak, Dentcho Bankov, and Georgi Dimitrov in person: https://www.meetup.com/D-Lang-Silicon-Valley/events/240129190/ Ali How'd this go? It turned into a

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Brad Anderson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 20:36:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: May I suggest, however, that the name DCompute is a bit generic, and provides no hint that it provides GPU programming for D. How about calling it D-GPU ? I bet you'd get a lot more clicks on a name like that. For what it's

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 30 May 2017 at 16:00, Brad Anderson via Digitalmars-d-announce < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: > On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 20:36:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: > >> >> May I suggest, however, that the name DCompute is a bit generic, and >> provides no hint that it provides GPU

Re: "Programming in D" is up-to-date

2017-05-30 Thread Wulfklaue via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 23:08:55 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: Makes sense and others had suggested that as well. One complication would be different cover design for each book. (Even if not the general concept, the book cover image is for that specific number of pages (with some leeway)). I

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 08:16:06 UTC, Manu wrote: I kinda wanted to add a +1 here too; I read 'compute' used as a noun(-ish) Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the inverse of the Calvin & Hobbes "Verbing nouns weirds the language", nouning verbs does weird the

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread piotrklos via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 06:00:57 UTC, Brad Anderson wrote: On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 20:36:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: May I suggest, however, that the name DCompute is a bit generic, and provides no hint that it provides GPU programming for D. How about calling it D-GPU ? I bet you'd

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Atila Neves via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 12:21:02 UTC, piotrklos wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 06:00:57 UTC, Brad Anderson wrote: On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 20:36:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: [...] For what it's worth, I see "Compute" used all the time to refer to this stuff. OpenCL stands for Open

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Patrick Schluter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 14:25:12 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 12:21:02 UTC, piotrklos wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 06:00:57 UTC, Brad Anderson wrote: On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 20:36:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: [...] For what it's worth, I see "Compute" used

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/30/2017 5:12 AM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the inverse of the Calvin & Hobbes "Verbing nouns weirds the language", nouning verbs does weird the language, but only to those who aren't used to that particular nouning of the verb. Just

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me: N: DCompute W: What's DCompute? N: Enables GPU programming with D W: Cool! instead of: N: D-GPU W: Cool! I can use D to program GPUs! This was literally what

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-30 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, May 30, 2017 19:23:42 Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: > > I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me: > > N: DCompute > > W: What's DCompute? > > N: Enables GPU programming with D > >