Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-04-18 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Aye, and I just finished the first draft this week, now doing the second draft and it is moving along at an excellent pace, I'm pretty sure we're going to release earlier than expected on the website. BTW it now has a cover image, that's a painting my brother did called View from Phobos,

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-05 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
We're publishing in about two weeks now so it won't be long until the real thing is out anyway!

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-06 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 6 May 2014 at 12:40:48 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: Any way to see the TOC? Hmm, not on the website yet but here it is. Each one is shown through examples (with a few exceptions where I couldn't think of a good example but wanted to discuss the principle behind it anyway):

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-06 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 6 May 2014 at 13:19:09 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: Holy s**t, that is a lot! How did you manage to fit all this in 337 pages?! Each individual item tended to only be about 3 pages, some shorter, a few longer (I had a fair chunk to say about ranges and reflection, not so much to say

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-06 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 6 May 2014 at 15:28:01 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: Everything sounds great, really can't wait. Coming from C++ I am really interested in resource management. I still can't find myself in non-deterministic d-tor / GC world (and recent discussion on removal of d-tors entirely isn't

Re: Livestreaming DConf?

2014-05-09 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I *might* watch some of it on the 'net myself since I most likely won't actually be in Menlo Park until Friday the 23rd. The whole week is gonna be hell for me tho so idk if I actually would stream or not. Watching later on youtube like we did last year is cool by me too.

Re: Gearing up for DConf 2014

2014-05-19 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 May 2014 at 16:25:01 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: Any specific instructions for the speakers, are people meeting up in the Aloft beforehand somewhere, or do I just turn up to Facebook, say DConf and it'll be fine? +1 especially since I'll probably be coming in somewhat late (likely

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-23 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
You can see some margin notes I added this morning about stuff I was thinking about saying to fill time! For example, being willing to experiment helps with speed, like Walter said. It also applies here: disassemblies might be scary the first time, but if you dive into it and see about toying

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-23 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 23 May 2014 at 19:59:23 UTC, Mattcoder wrote: Hehe, I'm just imagining what Walter will say: Lack of images! Heh, I actually went through a few idea stages here: 1) I'd list the druntime functions. I determined this to be boring and subject to change anyway. But I spent like a

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 24 May 2014 at 18:12:40 UTC, Tolga Cakiroglu wrote: When you started talking about writing your Floppy Disk driver for your kernel without using BIOS or DOS, Aye, programming on DOS was cool (and of course, so was programming without DOS too!) It is actually frustrating to know

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 24 May 2014 at 00:36:31 UTC, John wrote: I wish there was more time available. My poor throat was getting dry near the end anyway... But I was kinda worried that I was getting too negative at times. My theme was supposed to be encouraging, go ahead and try it, and instead I

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Another thing I said but want to expand upon now: near the end, I started blabbing about stack frame setup in assembly, something I actually learned from C. (When I was writing assembly a bit more seriously - always still just a hobbyist btw - I would just use the registers, push/pop, and

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 24 May 2014 at 20:46:30 UTC, sclytrack wrote: Were there actual slides? Nope, I never actually got around to creating any. I just had an outline on my desktop of stuff I was thinking about creating, but just didn't finish it. The paper was my recreation of that outline from

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 24 May 2014 at 21:01:13 UTC, sclytrack wrote: I would have preferred slides though. I'm not so good at listening. The visual impact helps ME better at remembering. Yea, they were on my todo list, I was just too lazy and/or distracted to do it. But I'm not sure they would have

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 24 May 2014 at 23:47:58 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: Real programmers used Mode X! Yea! ...I never really got into it tho and kept going back to 13 for the plain simplicity.

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 25 May 2014 at 05:18:39 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: Similarly, mixed cussing is golly good f**king fun. heh yeah, but I've been trying to quit cussing entirely. Which is harder than you might think, even though I didn't even go that wild with it before, it is still a bit of a

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at 01:42:27 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: heh yeah, but I've been trying to quit cussing entirely. oh a fun addendum to this, I told a friend of mine (whom I haven't actually known that long) that I was trying to quit, and she was incredulous that I even swore at all. She

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-27 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at 11:43:32 UTC, Kozzi wrote: I am reading it now, but there is a lot of errata :(. What do you mean?

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-27 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at 11:57:05 UTC, Daniel Kozak via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: I mean there is a lot of typo (for e.g. multiple ';' chars at the end of line, import std.stdio : writeln;;;) Blargh, the code got screwed up something nasty through the revision process (chapter 6

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-27 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at 13:27:56 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: Will epub version be available too? Yeah, I think it is already on the packt website.

Re: Dconf 2014 talks - when to be available

2014-05-27 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at 23:08:01 UTC, Leandro Lucarella wrote: I think they should be uploaded all ASAP and then you can do official announcements in reddit or wherever you thinks it's best to promote the language. Aye, we could also, if we want some new thing to post to reddit each time,

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-28 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 08:01:00 UTC, Mike James wrote: I'm looking at getting the ebook version - does that version include the errata described above? Yeah, those errors were in the .doc I sent in after revisions on chapter 1 and we didn't catch them in the final draft. But the

Re: Per popular demand, here are Adam D Ruppe's presentation slides

2014-05-28 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 May 2014 at 05:23:03 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: I always chalked it up to the whole nerd thing: Inverse relationship in outgoingness between in-person vs semi-anonymous. I don't think I'm /that/ much different; I rarely start threads, for example, but will talk in replies,

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-28 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I just posted it to reddit btw: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/26pn00/d_cookbook_officially_published_consists_of_d/

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 07:51:30 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Looks like this got junked. -- Andrei hmm, that was my first time ever posting to reddit so maybe that's why. Regardless, when the dconf talks come around I'll post the link in those comments too and that'll hopefully make

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 16:51:56 UTC, Mattcoder wrote: Question: But any mistakes like those founded will be updated? Just heard back: maybe on the pdf, probably not on print due to it not being worth the cost. Most likely they'll just be some eratta listed on the site.

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 10:28:45 UTC, Chris wrote: I dug into Chapter 3 about ranges. It clarifies a lot of things about ranges. Yeah, a lot of the stuff there comes from my own process when writing my first range consuming function (which is still in a pretty ugly form in my sha.d on

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 13:12:33 UTC, Chris wrote: a weird after taste, i.e. questions like is this really the right way? am I doing something wrong?. I ask myself that a lot too, even the book isn't really meant to be authoritative, more like this works pretty well for me hopefully it

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 13:01:50 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: Later in same chapter: ... or being collected by the garbage collector—its destructor is called, if present. Is that really true? hmm, you seem to be right, but this might be a bug. I'm pretty sure the struct dtors were called

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 13:01:50 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: - point 5 (of How to do it...) says: ... and free the object if necessary, but then in code: Sorry, I typed this answer but forgot to actually post it. But to keep the example focused on postblit and destructor stuff instead of

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 May 2014 at 14:42:02 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: The GC never has called struct destructors for arrays of structs or individual structs allocated on the heap. Hmm, that's some weird behavior.

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-29 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Packt made an excerpt from the range chapter available too: https://www.packtpub.com/article/ranges That's from the tail end of the chapter where I started talking about emulation performance (relevant to this little convo) and how to put some stuff together.

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-30 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 30 May 2014 at 11:25:45 UTC, Chris wrote: If you already know D, you don't need to read it cover-to-cover. Just read the sexy bits :) Yea, I also tried to keep the dependencies on previous content to a minimum or at the least, explicit to make jumping around that much easier.

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-30 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 30 May 2014 at 11:46:35 UTC, w0rp wrote: I received my copy this morning, earlier than I thought I would. I still haven't gotten my copies! Hopefully will be here today though. I suspect I'll probably know a lot of the things in the book Yea, especially if you're a regular on

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-04 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 June 2014 at 18:03:48 UTC, Ary Borenszweig wrote: Cool! It also looks nice too. you should check out my jsvar too https://github.com/adamdruppe/arsd/blob/master/jsvar.d weak typing and dynamic like javascript: import arsd.jsvar; void main() { var a = 10; var

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-04 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 June 2014 at 18:37:24 UTC, Craig Dillabaugh wrote: But shouldn't the '26' be '1016'? In javascript it would, but I hate that so I did something more sane: + always coerces both operands to be numbers, then adds them. To get concat, we use the D operator ~.

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-04 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 June 2014 at 18:29:49 UTC, bearophile wrote: Haskell programmers have a very different attitude toward types. Aye, that's more like how I prefer to do it - I like to use separate types for virtually everything in real code.

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-04 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 June 2014 at 21:02:21 UTC, Craig Dillabaugh wrote: However, my primary point was that adding a string to a number is really an 'undefined' operation. So I don't think such automatic casting is (generally) helpful. Yeah, I'm generally against it... but I have a weird view of

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-06-10 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 9 June 2014 at 19:14:15 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: Adam, I noticed that you mentioned DStep in the book. By reading the part about integrating with C++ I got the impression that DStep can handle C++. Currently, that's not the case. blargh, I thought it could do more. Does it at

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-06-10 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 10 June 2014 at 17:31:52 UTC, Lars T. Kyllingstad wrote: Like the fact that you can @disable this() for a struct, even though you can't implement it. If my memory is working properly I actually think I was the one who suggested that to Walter a few years ago when it was

Re: DConf 2014 Day 1 Talk 4: Inside the Regular Expressions in D by Dmitry Olshansky

2014-06-11 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 11 June 2014 at 18:03:06 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: I wish I'd taken the mic at the end, and 2 days later Adam D. Ruppe said what I was thinking of saying: unit test and debug the CTFE function at runtime and then use it at compile-time when it's ready for production. Aye. It

Re: DConf 2014 Day 1 Talk 4: Inside the Regular Expressions in D by Dmitry Olshansky

2014-06-12 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 12 June 2014 at 09:17:45 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky wrote: This one thing I'm loosing sleep over - what precisely is so good in CTFE code generation in _practical_ context (DSL that is quite stable, not just tiny helpers)? I've asked this same question before and my answer is mostly

Re: DConf Day 1 Talk 6: Case Studies in Simplifying Code with Compile-Time Reflection by Atila Neves

2014-06-16 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
The reddit response this year hasn't been particularly impressive it seems to me compared to last year :(

Re: DConf Day 1 Talk 6: Case Studies in Simplifying Code with Compile-Time Reflection by Atila Neves

2014-06-16 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 16 June 2014 at 22:23:31 UTC, Dicebot wrote: I have found many of talks this year incredibly interesting for actual D users but not as catchy for something that passes by. Also lot of stuff has been discussed live in #d and ustream chat room. Yeah. Or r/programming is just so

Re: DConf Day 1 Talk 6: Case Studies in Simplifying Code with Compile-Time Reflection by Atila Neves

2014-06-18 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 18 June 2014 at 18:50:40 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: Downloading from youtube takes around a minute (HD quality). Your internet must be a lot faster than mine :P I only get about 2 Mbps down so I like to get a lower quality file that downloads faster but still plays reliably...

Re: Smile, you're on Wired

2014-07-08 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
The reddit response is really positive too it looks like, cool.

Re: Coloring terminal output.

2014-07-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 14 July 2014 at 19:57:32 UTC, Suliman wrote: Cool! Would it be hard to add windows support? I don't think it can be done with this setup - the colorize thing returns a string, but Windows does color via API calls independently of the string. My terminal.d offers color output

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-17 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
BTW here's the post Andrei made on the day of with the little notebook paper I used for a topic list and some discussion we had in May: http://forum.dlang.org/thread/llo7i8$e4e$1...@digitalmars.com

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-17 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Also, my book is out now, it was published the Monday after the talk! Here's the link: http://www.packtpub.com/discover-advantages-of-programming-in-d-cookbook/book

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-17 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 18:37:54 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Put that on reddit. -- Andrei I've tried a few times and it doesn't work.. the post appears to me, but is invisible to everyone else. I think reddit's silent spam filter dislikes the link. I can tell them to search the

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-17 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 18:48:11 UTC, deadalnix wrote: You may have been shadow banned. You should contact some reddit admins. It doesn't seem to be my account itself, just that link. Someone else says they tried posting it too but I can't see it, I think reddit just doesn't like the

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-18 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 18 July 2014 at 12:15:19 UTC, Mengu wrote: i don't know how many times you tried but when i searched the url on reddit it found 3 results. Yeah, the top level post seems to work, but comments on other posts, including this one, don't show up. The indirect link plan appears to work

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-18 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 18 July 2014 at 08:35:07 UTC, Puming wrote: I've added an indirect link to my awesome-d github page where your book is listed: Cool, that seems to be working, thanks!

Re: DConf 2014: Adam D Ruppe's amazing slideless talk on x86 Bare Metal and Custom Runtime Programming

2014-07-18 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Plain text transcript of the video (typed up by me, so there may be some errors but the bulk of it should be readable) http://arsdnet.net/dconf-transcript.txt I'll do an annotated HTML version when my schedule permits but for now you can look at the plain text file there (if you don't see it

Re: D for the Win

2014-08-23 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Author posted part 2 http://tomerfiliba.com/blog/dlang-part2/

Re: My D book is now officially coming soon

2014-09-03 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 3 September 2014 at 13:34:11 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: @ Adam D. Ruppe: Where should we ask questions and post spotted issues regarding your pretty great book? Packt's website has an errata section somewhere, I can't find it now because they redesigned the site, but a lot of

On the meaning of string.length

2014-11-19 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I answered a random C# stackoverflow question about why string.length returns the value it does with some rationale defending code units instead of characters - basically, I typed up a defense of D's string-as-array behavior. To my surprise, my answer got an enormous number of votes* so I

Re: On the meaning of string.length

2014-11-20 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 19 November 2014 at 21:00:50 UTC, Ary Borenszweig wrote: In Ruby `length` returns the number of unicode characters What is a unicode character? Even in utf-32, one printed character might be made up of two unicode code points. Or sometimes, two printed characters might come

Re: D is for Data Science

2014-11-24 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 25 November 2014 at 00:34:30 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: Thought I'd post this as a counterpoint to the recent please break our code thread. I would caution against putting very much weight in Reddit opinions - there's people who will never use D and just look for excuses to

Re: forum.dlang.org is now using DCaptcha

2014-12-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I suppose one way to cheat is to just compile and run the code.

My D Cookbook on sale: $5 ebook from the publisher

2014-12-28 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I just noticed they temporarily reduced the price of my book: https://www.packtpub.com/application-development/d-cookbook If you haven't gotten a copy yet, start off the new year right! :) Among the stuff covered are how to use ranges, reflection, structs for resource management, OS APIs,

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 January 2015 at 14:38:31 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: (A slight typo: 2017 in the header) oops. fixed. One thing I did this time that I'm not sure if I want to commit to was writing a very brief summary of a couple of the threads. (It had to be very brief tbh because I

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 January 2015 at 14:01:02 UTC, CraigDillabaugh wrote: Good luck with the search for your dog! Thank. I'm especially worried now because the weather took a turn for the worse in Watertown, with sub-zero wind chills and snowfall coming. She's been out since Thursday night, and

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 January 2015 at 05:42:18 UTC, weaselcat wrote: At first I feared there wouldn't be enough content for you to do this weekly but I'm glad I was wrong. D seems more popular than ever. Yea, and besides, worst case scenario, there's plenty of backlog tips or projects I can talk

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 January 2015 at 15:07:09 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: Yes, if there is too much trivia on the top of the newsletter people might loose interest and miss out on the Tip of the week, which could be an important channel for incremental education. Right. I thought about putting

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 January 2015 at 06:47:35 UTC, ketmar wrote: great. and i never realised that the trick with Aye, static imports I think are a bit underused. The tip section (and project spotlight, which takes longer to write but I have a few plans for that too) is something I hope can keep

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-03 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 3 February 2015 at 09:23:43 UTC, Ulrich Küttler wrote: $ dmd window.d simpledisplay.d color.d simpledisplay.d(550): Error: module color is in file Huh, that should work, did you remember to download color.d to the same directory too?

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-03 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 3 February 2015 at 05:53:30 UTC, Jeremy DeHaan wrote: Yes, they are not guaranteed to run, but isn't that only during run time? They are going to be called at the application exit to ensure everything is cleaned up. If the application exits somewhat cleanly (through return from

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Another bit that confuses me: While it's not an official and hard rule, it is still against reddiquette to post your own content repeatedly and exclusively. If you're not posting original content, what are you posting? hey guys i found this really great link on reddit... idk, maybe I don't

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 2 February 2015 at 19:52:02 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote: I'm not sure if every week needs a post to reddit. You're likely to increase the number of people who feel it is spam: Maybe, I kinda think it might be a bit much sometimes too, but on the other hand, it is just once a week.

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 2 February 2015 at 23:11:22 UTC, Ulrich Küttler wrote: Unfortunately, your project Spotlight does not work exactly as advertised, since simpledisplay imports arsd.color. Just to let you know. I mentioned that, which part specifically didn't work for you?

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 2 February 2015 at 13:27:33 UTC, FG wrote: That would make navigation between issues much easier, even without the page with a list of all issues (which I am unable to find). :) The naming convention was probably a mistake, if nothing else, it'll get confusing next year. But you

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 2 February 2015 at 12:39:18 UTC, Szymon Gatner wrote: Looking forward to next part of simpledisplay tutorial. Goal should be to make it run on iOS in 2015 ;) I don't use any Apple hardware, so someone else would have to own that part of the code...

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-04 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 February 2015 at 13:50:54 UTC, wobbles wrote: p.s. Hope the search for your dog went well. Yes, we found her after she was outside for a week. Lost about 13% of her body weight and had dehydration and hypothermia, but the vet was able to treat it and it looks like she'll make

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-04 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 February 2015 at 14:34:18 UTC, eles wrote: Wow. She is a fighter. Glad to hear that everything is OK now. Aye, I really don't know how she survived some of those nights, below zero temperatures (Fahrenheit - so actually cold) with nasty wind from that storm that hit the

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 January 2015 at 20:18:55 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Wait, no subrepo under dlang.org? -- Andrei My thought was in-progress goes under something i can push to at any time, then I'd to a PR for the finished project. But it can move to dlang.org too, however you want it

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 January 2015 at 22:19:12 UTC, qznc wrote: Next medium: E-Mail newsletter. Aye, it is on my list (and actually trivial, I probably have just done it in the amount of time I've spent saying it's on the list lol) The format of it lends itself fairly well to email already,

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Yeah, I'm already thinking of a special edition around the dconf time where it'll probably be much longer than the regular editions where we'll see about writing up summaries of the talks. Then as the videos hit youtube, we'll revisit the subject in more depth in writing. (by we i hope it

Re: This Week in D, issue 2

2015-01-19 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 January 2015 at 22:34:29 UTC, Dicebot wrote: In my rss reader #2 simply appears as older than #1. OK, I put the newest one at the top of the file figuring that would be easier to read but if the RSS reader orders it anyway no need for that, i'll fix my generator.

This Week in D, issue 2

2015-01-19 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
http://arsdnet.net/this-week-in-d/jan-18.html http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/2sy7lg/this_week_in_d_january_18_2015/ For those of you who saw the draft earlier, hit refresh to ensure you aren't seeing a cached version. RSS feed: http://arsdnet.net/this-week-in-d/twid.rss This

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Once the bugs are worked out, like half of this can be automated too and the other half can be written some time in advance. For example, I now have the next two tip of the week bits written already (and if something else comes up, I'll just put them to the backlog, there's no time

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 January 2015 at 13:19:58 UTC, Iain Buclaw via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On the other hand, it's easy to loose track of things going on. Yeah, I'll forget about things then. A monthly one might be a wrap-up made by editing the weekly ones to the biggest bits and maybe

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-14 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
GitHub repo started: https://github.com/adamdruppe/This-Week-in-D

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-11 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 11 February 2015 at 11:21:46 UTC, Dominikus Dittes Scherkl wrote: Did I missed issue #5 ? No, I did; I was sick most of last week and decided to skip it, just going to bed instead on sunday night.

Re: This Week in D - Issue 5

2015-02-16 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 16 February 2015 at 07:14:35 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Oh, could you please add that DConf has a call for submissions and an early bird discount through Feb 28? it was already there - DConf 2015 is right under the stats and I keep that little section updated with the latest.

Re: This Week in D - Issue 5

2015-02-16 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 16 February 2015 at 07:05:41 UTC, Meta wrote: Should be A module? yes, thanks!

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-25 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 January 2015 at 05:26:23 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: There is an exposed $P tag on the page: Ooops, fixed. Thanks! (remember to refresh to skip your browser cache)

This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-25 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've been out of town this week and also dealing with trying to remotely find my lost dog (she got away from the sitter... and no luck yet :( ) so I haven't been as active as I often am in the D community, but I still made time to compile another issue!

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-25 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/2tozgb/this_week_in_d_website_makeover_c_interop_import/

This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-01 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I can't believe it, but yet another week has already passed, so up late to release this again! http://arsdnet.net/this-week-in-d/feb-01.html Early bird registration open for DConf, 2015 Vision released, GUI and Windows development on the forums. Today's tip is about class destructors, and

Re: This Week in D, Issue 3

2015-01-28 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 January 2015 at 18:17:39 UTC, Casper Færgemand wrote: Did the link disappear from the rust forum? I don't know, it worked Sunday when I tried it but isn't now for me...

Re: DConf 2015 Call for Submissions is now open

2015-01-06 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
Reddit downvotes seem to be the most arbitrary things on the Internet. I don't understand them at all.

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 16:12:50 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Idea: put everything in a subdir on dlang.org on our github repo. The newsletter becomes part of the website. -- Andrei Yeah, that's a good idea. I think I might make a github with the drafts and helper tools, then do a

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
First draft of the rss feed: http://arsdnet.net/this-week-in-d/twid.rss

This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've started writing a weekly D newsletter. Here's the first issue, any feedback welcome! http://arsdnet.net/this-week-in-d/jan-12.html In the future, I intend to have it written by Saturday for a weekend release, so if you want something to appear this week, please try to get it to by

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 14:36:54 UTC, Daniel Kozak wrote: Some of links in Significant Forum Discussions section doesn`t work Ooooh there's $1 and $2 in the links and ddoc thinks those are arguments instead of literal dollar signs. Joy. Fixed now if you want to refresh the page.

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 14:28:21 UTC, bearophile wrote: Major Changes = They are weekly, so perhaps Changes is enough. I put a qualifier on it because it isn't an exhaustive list: it is actually just a list of stuff that jumped out at me looking at a diff on the changelog or following

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 14:47:15 UTC, Dicebot wrote: Out if curiosity - how much of your effort/time did it take to make it? A few hours (about five) for this first one. I'm hoping each subsequent one will be about one hour. (I was behind schedule not because it took a long time to

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 14:48:44 UTC, Dicebot wrote: It can probably even be done by DDOC too. Probably, I'll do a helper program though. BTW the tip of the week and project spotlight sections are something I put in to keep this interesting to people who follow the forums and are

Re: This Week in D, issue 1

2015-01-13 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 14:28:56 UTC, aldanor wrote: Are you planning to make the content open-source so others could suggest edits more easily? Maybe. This first one is awfully ad-hoc, it is literally the result of me copy/pasting links and typing up a bit of prose. You can see the

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