Re: Livestreaming DConf?

2014-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/10/2014 4:48 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Hi folks, We at Facebook are very excited about the upcoming DConf 2014. In fact, so excited we're considering livestreaming the event for the benefit of the many of us who can't make it to Menlo Park, CA. Livestreaming entails additional costs

10 Years of Derelict

2014-05-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I managed to let this little anniversary slip by me. My first post in the old Derelict forum at DSource[1] is dated May 6, 2004, my initial commit to svn[2] was May 7, and my announcement in the newsgroup[3] was on May 8. My attention to the project has waxed and waned, but I'm still puttering

Re: 10 Years of Derelict

2014-05-16 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/16/2014 5:32 PM, Kiith-Sa wrote: It'd just be good for it to stabilize so we can write tutorials for it without them getting out of date (yeah, the APIs are the same, but Derelict itself keeps changing). For the record, I don't foresee any more structural changes now that I've got the

Re: 10 Years of Derelict

2014-05-16 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/16/2014 4:43 PM, ponce wrote: Thanks for that long dedication! Using it since 7 years :) I probably wouldn't have stucked with D if it weren't for Derelict, and I know other people who wouldn't have either. I think you've just motivated me to do drop everything else and work on Derelict

Re: Livestreaming DConf?

2014-05-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/22/2014 8:23 PM, Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: I think East-Coast-Australia-West-Coast-US are the most incompatible timezones on earth! _ Korea - West-Coast-US is a close second.

Re: Dconf 2014 talks - when to be available

2014-06-02 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 6/2/2014 11:46 PM, Dicebot wrote: On Monday, 2 June 2014 at 14:09:06 UTC, Bruno Medeiros wrote: On 28/05/2014 14:31, Dicebot wrote: On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 12:20:34 UTC, Bruno Medeiros wrote: On 28/05/2014 04:54, Saurabh Das wrote: I actually prefer the slow release of the videos -

Re: Dconf 2014 talks - when to be available

2014-06-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 6/3/2014 1:27 AM, Dicebot wrote: On Monday, 2 June 2014 at 15:47:19 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Until someone stumbles across the video and posts it to Reddit before Andrei intends to. If community can't respect such a simple request we have bigger problems than marketing. Oh, I don't

Re: DerelictSASS

2014-11-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 November 2014 at 12:32:50 UTC, Lodin wrote: Hello, I've made a smaill binding to libsass - a C/C++ implementation of popular CSS preprocessor SASS. Binding is dynamic and based on Derelict Project. You can find it here: https://github.com/Lodin/DerelictSASS It is my first

Re: DerelictSASS

2014-11-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 11/23/2014 1:44 AM, ponce wrote: A tip to keep in mind when translating C/C++ headers: --- enum Sass_Tag { SASS_BOOLEAN, SASS_NUMBER, SASS_COLOR }; --- is best translated as --- alias Sass_Tag = int; enum : Sass_Tag { SASS_BOOLEAN, SASS_NUMBER, SASS_COLOR }

Re: DerelictSASS

2014-11-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 11/24/2014 4:36 AM, Jacob Carlborg wrote: For more D features I would add a thin layer on top of the raw bindings. Like creating wrappers for functions accepting C strings and have them accept D strings instead. Right, that's how a wrapper should be written. But I don't think it should be

ATTN Derelict Users and Package Maintainers

2014-12-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've added a new feature to Derelict that I'd appreciate some feedback on. It works for me, but I want to verify that it works in the wild before I expand it to other packages and move forward with another feature I plan to add. You can read more about it in my blog post at [1]. If you are

Re: ATTN Derelict Users and Package Maintainers

2014-12-31 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 December 2014 at 10:26:18 UTC, OlaOst wrote: Works fine for me on windows, after running 'dub upgrade'. I tested the SharedLibVersion with a 2.0.1 and a 2.0.3 SDL dll. With the 2.0.3 dll, I could call functions added in SDL 2.0.2 even when using SharedLibVersion(2, 0, 0) - is

Re: DlangUI project update

2014-12-31 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 29 December 2014 at 07:35:13 UTC, ketmar via Digitalmars-d- btw, i have freeimage installed, but the loader wants to find FreeImage_ConvertToRGB16 function in it, which it seems to not even use. that's the joy of Derelict: it loads everything whether, it needs it or not. This

Re: This Week in D: Issue #4

2015-02-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/3/2015 6:23 PM, Ulrich =?UTF-8?B?S8O8dHRsZXIi?= kuett...@gmail.com wrote: On Tuesday, 3 February 2015 at 02:29:23 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: On Monday, 2 February 2015 at 23:11:22 UTC, Ulrich Küttler wrote: Unfortunately, your project Spotlight does not work exactly as advertised, since

Re: DStep - Bindings Generator 0.0.1

2015-02-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/3/2015 7:01 PM, Chris wrote: On Tuesday, 3 February 2015 at 01:35:16 UTC, Paul O'Neil wrote: On 02/02/2015 04:21 AM, Chris wrote: On Saturday, 31 January 2015 at 19:40:49 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: On 2015-01-31 19:38, Chris wrote: At version 0.0.1? :) At version 0.1.0:

DerelictCEF: Chromium Emdedded Framework Binding

2015-01-21 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've been wanting to play around with the Chromium Emdedded Framework for a while. So I've created a D binding for it. I want to stress that I can offer no support for this right now beyond fixing bugs, i.e. I can't help anyone with how to use the CEF C API as I don't know it myself. I've put

DerelictAllegro5

2015-02-01 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've finally dusted off and finished up the new Allegro 5 binding I started on over a year ago. SeigeLord already maintains a static binding at [1]. It has support for the WIP 5.1 branch of Allegro. DerelictAllegro5 is, like all Derelict packages, a dynamic binding and only supports 5.0 for

Re: Dgame revived

2015-02-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/23/2015 4:01 PM, Namespace wrote: On OSX you can load either legacy version of OpenGL so 1.x/2.x or 3.x+. Not both. I found this out for Devisualization.Window. Most likely dgame by default is loading it in legacy mode. Derelict GL is loading in legacy mode. You have to call 'reload'

Re: Dgame revived

2015-02-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/22/2015 2:43 PM, Gan wrote: dub.json: { name: game, description: game, dependencies: { dgame: ~master } } First, you need to change your dependency to something like this: dependencies: { dgame: ~0.4.0 } Or you can use ==0.4.0,

Re: Dgame revived

2015-02-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/24/2015 8:18 AM, Gan wrote: Doesn't work. Still gives the same OpenGL too low error. I think you need to place the lines SDL_GL_SetAttribute(SDL_GL_CONTEXT_MAJOR_VERSION, 3); SDL_GL_SetAttribute(SDL_GL_CONTEXT_MINOR_VERSION, 3);

Re: Dgame RC #1

2015-04-02 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 4/2/2015 11:36 AM, Craig Dillabaugh wrote: derelict.util.exception.SymbolLoadException@../../../.dub/packages/derelict-util-1.9.1/source/derelict/util/exception.d(35): Failed to load symbol SDL_HasAVX from shared library libSDL2.so This error message is telling you two things. First, SDL

Re: Dgame RC #1

2015-04-02 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 4/2/2015 4:56 PM, Mike Parker wrote: Derelict will load either SDL 2.0.2 or 2.0.3... ...by default.

Re: Dgame RC #1

2015-04-02 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 3 April 2015 at 04:55:42 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: succeed. You can look at the functions allowSDL_2_0_0 and allowSDL_2_0_1 in sdl.d [1] to see exactly which functions were added in 2.0.1 and 2.0.2 so that you can determine if you Gah! I always forget to add the referenced links.

Re: Dgame RC #1

2015-04-02 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 2 April 2015 at 09:38:05 UTC, Namespace wrote: Dgame is based on SDL 2.0.3 (as described in the installation tutorial), but tries to wrap any function call which is introduced after SDL 2.0.0: static if (SDL_VERSION_ATLEAST(2, 0, 2)) so that Dgame should be usable

Re: forum.dlang.org, version 2 (BETA)

2015-06-05 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 6/5/2015 10:31 PM, sigod wrote: On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 12:57:23 UTC, Vladimir Panteleev wrote: 1. People receiving messages through NNTP/mailing lists will not see the formatted Markdown. That isn't a problem at all. For you, perhaps. I use a news reader to access theses groups most

Learning D Available for Pre-Order

2015-06-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The project that has taken me away from Derelict since the end of February is now available for pre-order at [1]. I'm currently about 60% through the preliminary draft stage and, given that I've recently acquired a significant amount of free time in my schedule, expect to accelerate my pace on

Re: DerelictAllegro5

2015-06-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 6/14/2015 10:48 PM, deed wrote: On Sunday, 1 February 2015 at 12:32:46 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've finally dusted off and finished up the new Allegro 5 binding I started on over a year ago. SeigeLord already maintains a static binding at [1]. It has support for the WIP 5.1 branch of

Re: Learning D Available for Pre-Order

2015-07-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 23 July 2015 at 06:02:59 UTC, Kai Nacke wrote: On Tuesday, 23 June 2015 at 14:47:03 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The project that has taken me away from Derelict since the end of February is now available for pre-order at [1]. I'm [1]

Re: Fastest JSON parser in the world is a D project

2015-10-16 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 16 October 2015 at 12:53:09 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: Yes, you can. GPL only affects distribution of executables to third party, it doesn't affect services. Maybe you are thinking of AGPL, which also affects services. But even AGPL allows internal usage. No, you cannot

Re: Fastest JSON parser in the world is a D project

2015-10-16 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 16 October 2015 at 14:05:50 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Friday, 16 October 2015 at 12:53:09 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: Yes, you can. GPL only affects distribution of executables to third party, it doesn't affect services. Maybe you are thinking of AGPL, which also affects

Re: Voting for std.experimental.allocator

2015-07-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
yes

Re: New blog about D

2015-09-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 September 2015 at 14:26:35 UTC, Chris wrote: It's best to keep it as general as possible (within reason). There is the temptation to think like an engineer and be very specific, but this will only attract a small audience, i.e. those that look for "vector swizzling". IMO, it

Re: New blog about D

2015-09-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 September 2015 at 10:02:20 UTC, Chris wrote: Hi, I've just read the post. It's nice, it doesn't waste the reader's time and comes straight to the point (apart from highlighting D's strength). I agree, however, that the title could have been better in terms of attracting

learningd.org

2015-12-06 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've put up a companion website for the Learning D book at learningd.org. With a domain name like that though, there's no way I can just let it be about the book. I intend to gradually add tutorial content to it as time goes by -- anything related to helping people advance their knowledge of

Re: learningd.org

2015-12-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 7 December 2015 at 00:50:08 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: On 12/06/2015 11:34 AM, Mike Parker wrote: > I intend to gradually add tutorial content to it as time goes by That is exactly what Andrew Edwards used to want to do. I haven't seen him on the forums lately though. Yeah, he and I

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2015-12-02 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 13:14:32 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 11:26:42 UTC, Joakim wrote: Is it just me or does the free sample link just show the first two paragraphs of each section, which are available for every section in the book? Would be nice if a

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2015-12-27 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 26 December 2015 at 19:09:22 UTC, Kingsley wrote: On Saturday, 26 December 2015 at 17:58:52 UTC, Guillaume Piolat wrote: Really appreciate the attention to detail that went into it. This is a fantastic book - thanks very much to Mike for all the effort and attention he put into

Re: Learning D

2015-11-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 30 November 2015 at 02:36:01 UTC, bachmeier wrote: The book "Learning D" by Michael Parker is available at half price through November 30: https://www.packtpub.com/application-development/learning-d I did not know it was out, but I bought a copy today, and it is quite a resource.

Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2015-11-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Due to a minor mix up at the end of an otherwise enjoyable process, I wasn't notified that 'Learning D' was released on Nov 27. Today, I finally got that notification. Despite there already being a thread on the topic here in this forum, please forgive me for taking the opportunity to make my

Re: Learning D

2015-11-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 30 November 2015 at 07:54:15 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: isn't quite fully completed yet. The print version isn't available from the PACKT site yet. OK, I take that back. The print version *is* available.

Re: Learning D

2015-11-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 30 November 2015 at 07:24:35 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Monday, 30 November 2015 at 04:09:46 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Monday, 30 November 2015 at 02:36:01 UTC, bachmeier wrote: The book "Learning D" by Michael Parker is available at half price through November 30:

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2015-12-01 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 09:02:39 UTC, Daniel Kozak wrote: http://wiki.dlang.org/Books should be updated :) Done! Thanks.

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2015-12-01 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 11:26:42 UTC, Joakim wrote: Is it just me or does the free sample link just show the first two paragraphs of each section, which are available for every section in the book? Would be nice if a whole section or two were made available. If you create an

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2015-12-01 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 13:24:09 UTC, Rory McGuire wrote: On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 8:17 AM, Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: Due to a minor mix up at the end of an otherwise enjoyable process, I wasn't notified that 'Lear

Re: Official Announcement: 'Learning D' is Released

2016-01-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 21:10:28 UTC, John Colvin wrote: 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

The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The D Blog was born at DConf this year. With help from Jack Stouffer, it is now live at: http://dlang.org/blog/ The inaugural post is a short list of some of the work Andrei is doing with the D Foundation. That's one of the things you can expect to see -- updates on what's going on behind

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 14:45:07 UTC, bachmeier wrote: Is it possible to announce the new This Week In D from the blog when it comes out? That sort of post doesn't really fit within the goals of the blog. I mean, TWID is put out every Sunday. That would mean I'd make a two or three line

Re: Beta release DUB 1.0.0-beta.1

2016-06-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 9 June 2016 at 07:35:35 UTC, Andre Pany wrote: while calling dub within the directory containing app.d I dub app.d Without passing a file name, dub will look for a project configuration.

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-06 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 5 June 2016 at 16:47:57 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 19:33:31 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: so if you have any suggestions fire away. Two things I noticed: 1. The site doesn't gzip its responses. This can lead to a 30%-40% reduction in total page size if used.

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 19:19:30 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: then single post page *on the* single post page

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 18:50:47 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote: On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 19:33:31 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The D Blog was born at DConf this year. With help from Jack Stouffer, it is now live at: http://dlang.org/blog/ I think each post should have an author displayed. While

Re: Berlin D Meetup June 2016

2016-06-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 10 June 2016 at 16:39:41 UTC, Adil Baig wrote: PS : When are the DConf 2016 videos coming to youtube? http://forum.dlang.org/post/cmowazdybxcseeyax...@forum.dlang.org

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 9 June 2016 at 09:06:18 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: I would prefer if the text did not hyphenate the words. I think it's easier to read whole words. Agreed. Thanks for reminding me. They weren't showing up for me in Chrome at all and I had forgotten that I saw them in Firefox

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 21:15:46 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 6/3/16 4:50 PM, Rory McGuire via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Would be nice if the comment section was an interface to a specific news group here. Keeping things in one place. Yes. That would be cool if posting a

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 20:34:53 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: IMO we should disable the comment section. Right now we are just asking for spam, and I don't think we want to be in the position of moderating each of these sections. Plus, all of the D tech discussions happen on reddit, HN, or on

Re: [Blog post] Operator overloading for structs in D

2016-06-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 06:47:40 UTC, Minas Mina wrote: Also, if you post your own articles, Reddit is likely to put you on their auto-ban list :-( What can I do about this? Announce the post here and ask someone to post it to reddit for you.

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 19:34:22 UTC, WebFreak001 wrote: On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 19:33:31 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The theme is not set in stone, so if you have any suggestions fire away. The font is way too big! Jack touched up the theme a bit. Looks better now.

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 22:18:57 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: On 06/07/2016 12:19 PM, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 18:50:47 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote: I think each post should have an author displayed. While this likely will be the same person, I think it is good to have it

Re: Beta release DUB 1.0.0-beta.1

2016-06-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 13:27:31 UTC, burjui wrote: That reason alone is enough. Restricting DUB special comments to only /++/ will put users off, because now they know that there's a cool feature in DUB, but it only works with certain types of comments, that nobody wants to remember (why

Making Of: LDC 1.0

2016-06-20 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Kai Nacke has put together a guest post for the D Blog [1] on how he decided the time was right for a 1.0 release of LDC. The reddit thread is at [2]. [1] http://dlang.org/blog/2016/06/20/making-of-ldc-1-0/ [2]

Re: Iup and nukclear interface in D.

2016-06-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 23 June 2016 at 06:32:09 UTC, mogu wrote: http://code.dlang.org/packages/iupd http://code.dlang.org/packages/nukleard A couple of points: * All of those 'static immutable' you have would be better as manifest constants, or logically grouped in anonymous enums. The former are

Project Highlight: The PowerNex Kernel

2016-06-24 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Not that long ago, Dan Printzell announced his D OS Kernel, PowerNex [1], in this forum. It is now the subject of the first project highlight on the D Blog [2]. [1] https://github.com/Vild/PowerNex [2] http://dlang.org/blog/2016/06/24/project-highlight-the-powernex-kernel/

Re: Project Highlight: The PowerNex Kernel

2016-06-24 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 24 June 2016 at 14:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Not that long ago, Dan Printzell announced his D OS Kernel, PowerNex [1], in this forum. It is now the subject of the first project highlight on the D Blog [2]. [1] https://github.com/Vild/PowerNex [2]

Re: Iup and nukclear interface in D.

2016-06-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 23 June 2016 at 23:01:16 UTC, David Nadlinger wrote: On Thursday, 23 June 2016 at 08:14:42 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: * extern(C) functions should, at a minimum, be declared as @nogc and nothrow for client code using those attributes. Be careful, though, if the C library supports

Re: 4x faster strlen with 4 char sentinel

2016-06-27 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 27 June 2016 at 19:51:48 UTC, Jay Norwood wrote: I also found it strange, the non-zero initialization values for char, dchar, wchar. I suppose there's some reason? int [100] to zeros. char [100] to 0xff; dchar [100] to 0x; wchar [100] to 0x; The same reason float

Re: code-debug 0.3.0 released (GDB for vscode)

2016-02-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 05:09:28 UTC, Joel wrote: I don't understand the 'ext install debug' is that linux only. How would I get the extension to work on OSX? Inside Visual Studio Code, press F1 and start typing the command. Actually, it doesn't let you execute the command

Re: Beta D 2.071.0-b1

2016-03-24 Thread Mike Parker 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: D Profile Viewer

2016-03-24 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 24 March 2016 at 20:34:07 UTC, Andrew wrote: Hi I wrote a program to turn the non-human-readable trace.log into an interactive HTML file that can be used to help profile a D program. Its here: https://bitbucket.org/andrewtrotman/d-profile-viewer There's also a readme that

Re: DlangUI on Android

2016-04-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 15:49:32 UTC, Vadim Lopatin wrote: Forgot to add that DerelictFT patch is required for DlangUI/Android. (Freetype library has name libft2.so on Android) PR is submitted, but not yet integrated into DerelictFT: https://github.com/DerelictOrg/DerelictFT/pull/9

Re: Proposed: start DConf days one hour later

2016-04-27 Thread Mike Parker 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: Dynamic Bindings to libui (x-platform GUI)

2016-05-24 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 24 May 2016 at 20:52:54 UTC, extrawurst wrote: Hey folks, So here are the inofficial Derelict Bindings to it: https://github.com/Extrawurst/DerelictLibui I tested them on both windows and mac osx so far. Any linux user is welcome to test it on there aswell. Let me know if

From the Blog: Ethan Watson Talks About his GDC Europe Talk

2016-07-25 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
It was announced here recently that Ethan Watson will be speaking at GDC Europe next month about Remedy's use of D in Quantum Break. He was kind enough to take a the time to provide a few words about the talk for the D Blog [1]. The reddit link is at [2]. [1]

From the D Blog: Martin Nowak on the DMD release process

2016-07-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
It was time for another Core Team Update on the D Blog. This time around, Martin Nowak shares how he got involved with the DMD release process and where you can learn more about it. The post is at [1] and the reddit thread at [2]. Now that Vladimir and Martin have gotten their updates out of

Re: Running a D game in the browser

2016-08-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 3 August 2016 at 20:26:23 UTC, Sebastien Alaiwan wrote: And a blogpost explaining the technique is available here: http://code.alaiwan.org/wp/?p=103 (Spoiler: at some point, it involves lowering the source code back to C) Reddit:

The Origins of the D Cookbook

2016-08-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've just published a guest post from Adam Ruppe at the D Blog [1]. If you notice any errors, that's all on me. I had intended it for yesterday, but was just too busy. And though I did manage to get it out today, I did not have the time to review it as thoroughly as I normally do. Please post

Re: From the D Blog: Martin Nowak on the DMD release process

2016-08-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 15 August 2016 at 07:41:59 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko wrote: Yes, we will do it this month after the next Mir release, which will include first part of generic linear algebra subroutines, ndslice.algorithm draft and our GSoC project - Flex. Did you see the email I sent to you and JC?

Re: From the D Blog: Martin Nowak on the DMD release process

2016-08-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 15 August 2016 at 08:26:17 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Monday, 15 August 2016 at 07:41:59 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko wrote: Yes, we will do it this month after the next Mir release, which will include first part of generic linear algebra subroutines, ndslice.algorithm draft and our

Re: From the D Blog: Martin Nowak on the DMD release process

2016-08-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 15 August 2016 at 08:32:47 UTC, Relja Ljubobratovic wrote: Thanks guys for recognizing DCV project as D blog material! If I can offer any help, please let me know - I'd be glad to contribute. Hi, Relja. Now that this is on my radar, I'll be in touch with you about putting a post

Re: Project Highlight: Visual D

2016-08-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 12 August 2016 at 17:00:31 UTC, Radu wrote: Mike, Just wanted to say you are doing an awesone work with your blog posts, greatly appreciated! Many thanks for Rainer's hard work also. Visual D is a very important piece of the D language ecosystem and something I use with

Project Highlight: Visual D

2016-08-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Rainer took some time out of his busy schedule to send me quite a bit of information regarding the development of Visual D. The post is now live at [1]. In the interest of space, I couldn't use it all of his content. If anything feels unclear or disjointed, that's on me and not Rainer. For

Re: MOOC course on Programming Languages taught by Dan Grossman

2016-07-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 12 July 2016 at 22:21:46 UTC, bachmeier wrote: I took the first edition of this class, and it was the best MOOC I've taken (probably the only one for which I actually made it to the end). He is one of the few that does well with the format. Ditto. It was a great class. Note

From the Blog: The DLang Vision and Improvement Process

2016-07-13 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Unlike previous posts on the D Blog, I prepared this one in advance and thought I had it set to auto publish at 9:00 pm my time. So I was surprised to discover at 7:00 pm local time that the post had gone live an hour before (at 9:00 am GMT). I had completely forgotten that, unlike my personal

The Why and Wherefore of the New DIP Process

2016-07-20 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Dicebot was kind enough to share his thoughts on what motivated him to initiate an overhaul of the DIP process *and* volunteer to act as the DIP manager for the time being [1]. The reddit thread is at [2]. [1]

Re: Article: "Profile-Guided Optimization with LDC"

2016-07-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 15 July 2016 at 08:11:31 UTC, Johan Engelen wrote: Because you can all download binaries for LDC 1.1.0-alpha1 now, it is time to release the article on how to use profile-guided optimization with the new LDC release. Please test and report back to us! :)

Re: From the Blog: The DLang Vision and Improvement Process

2016-07-13 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 13 July 2016 at 10:23:44 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Oh, well. It's live. I'm going to hold off another hour or two before posting it to reddit. I'll share the link here once I have.

Project Highlight: Auburn Sounds

2016-07-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Guillaume Piolat (a.k.a p0nce) talks a little bit on the D Blog [1] about using D for his Auburn Sounds audio plugins[2]. [1] https://dlang.org/blog/2016/07/07/project-highlight-auburn-sounds/ [2] https://www.auburnsounds.com/

Re: The Origins of the D Cookbook

2016-08-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 4 August 2016 at 15:42:50 UTC, Joakim wrote: Nice read. I must say Mike's doing a great job running the blog so far. Perhaps it's for the best I never got the D blog running back when I suggested it a couple years back, though I hope to contribute to this one soon. Thanks,

Re: The Origins of the D Cookbook

2016-08-05 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 5 August 2016 at 22:07:11 UTC, A D dev wrote: Can anyone who likes and uses D contribute to the blog, or is it only for, say, core D team members? and if the former, are there any kinds of posts that you are looking for or prefer? There are two goals behind the blog: to market D

Programming in D: A Happy Accident

2016-06-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Ali put together a guest post for the D blog on how he fell into to writing a Turkish tutorial on D that later became one of the best known resources for learning the language. Long live 'Programming in D'! http://dlang.org/blog/2016/06/29/programming-in-d-a-happy-accident/

Re: Programming in D: A Happy Accident

2016-06-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
And once again, I forgot the reddit link (see, Vladimir... I'm the kind of guy that absolutely needs an edit button!). https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/4qfg67/programming_in_d_a_happy_accident_how_a_turkish_d/

Re: IUP, CD, IM, lua interfaces in D.

2016-06-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at 14:01:52 UTC, mogu wrote: On Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at 09:48:19 UTC, Chris wrote: Have you seen this: https://github.com/DerelictOrg/DerelictLua There is also https://github.com/JakobOvrum/LuaD I have already looked over these projects before I wrote this

From the D Blog: Inside D Version Manager

2016-08-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Jacob Carlborg put together a guest post describing the history and implementation of D Version manager. If you've never heard of it, take a look. It's a useful utility to have installed. Blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2016/08/17/inside-d-version-manager/ Reddit:

Project Highlight: DPaste

2017-01-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Nazriel talks about the past, present, and future of his online D compiler and collaboration tool. The usual links: https://dlang.org/blog/2017/01/30/project-highlight-dpaste/ https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/5r0ksq/dpaste_an_online_compiler_and_collaboration_tool/

Testing in the D Standard Library

2017-01-20 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Jack Stouffer details how unit testing, code review, and code coverage are handled in the development and maintenance of Phobos. Thanks, Jack! Blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2017/01/20/testing-in-the-d-standard-library/ Reddit:

Snowflake Strings

2017-02-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Walter shares a little bit of compiler knowledge, explaining how DMD stuffs string literals into object files. Blog post: http://dlang.org/blog/2017/02/22/snowflake-strings/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/5viixe/snowflake_strings_walter_bright_on_how_the_dmd_d/

Re: Silicon Valley D Meetup - January 26, 2017 - "High Performance Tools in D" by Jon Degenhardt

2017-02-18 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 18 February 2017 at 21:22:33 UTC, Jon Degenhardt wrote: Regarding a blog post - I haven't talked to Mike Parker, if there's interest I'd be open to it. Yes, there is interest. I was planning to contact you about this in my next round of queries. So I suppose now we can skip the

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

2017-02-18 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 18 February 2017 at 16:43:43 UTC, Seb wrote: Excellent idea! AFAIK reddit doesn't like self posts that much. Would someone be so kind to post this once the improvements are in? https://github.com/dlang/dlang.org/pull/1575 (this PR disables the `assert` transformation for now

A New Import Idiom`

2017-02-13 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Daniel Nielsen put together a post describing the import idiom that came to light in a recent forum discussion regarding DIP 1005 [3]. The relevant links are at [1] and [2]. [1] https://dlang.org/blog/2017/02/13/a-new-import-idiom/ [2]

Re: Testing in the D Standard Library

2017-01-20 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 20 January 2017 at 13:39:10 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: Thanks for posting this! Also, there is a typo in the list after the first paragraph. There should be an item which says "A style checker". Sorry about that. A victim of my formatting. Fixed.

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

2017-02-27 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 22 February 2017 at 19:14:14 UTC, Seb wrote: Okay I just couldn't let this sit on myself. So I went ahead and proposed a more "sophisticated" assert -> writeln rewrite tool that is based on Hackerpilot's excellent libdparse: https://github.com/dlang/dlang.org/pull/1582 So

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