DCD: Autocomplete without the IDE

"André" andre at andre.to
Tue Sep 10 09:15:53 PDT 2013

I just tried it with the Kate and it's working like a charm! All
contributors keep up the good work :-) I really like the
client/server approach because it enables everyone to use his or
hers favourite editor.

Is there a blog or changelog which allows to follow the further


On Sunday, 1 September 2013 at 10:58:28 UTC, Brian Schott wrote:
> * What is it?
> DCD is a client and server program that work together to 
> provide autocomplete suggestions and function call tips to 
> almost any text editor that supports scripting or plugins.
> * Who is it for?
> People who would like autocomplete, but don't want to give up 
> their favorite editor for an IDE.
> * Where is it?
> GitHub! https://github.com/Hackerpilot/DCD
> * What does it look like?
> There's a short demo video on Youtube: 
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vo2POmn2_9U
> * What editors does it work with?
> Textadept, Kate/KDevelop, Vim, and Emacs. The Textadept 
> integration script is the reference implementation.
> * This sounds a lot like GoCode
> It does, doesn't it?
> * Does it work?
> Yes and no. DCD is fairly new, and not all of the features 
> you'd expect from a D autocompletion engine are present. I do 
> feel that it's enough of an improvement over not having 
> autocomplete to make this alpha announcement.
> * Should I file bug reports in this announcement thread?
> No. Add them here: 
> https://github.com/Hackerpilot/DCD/issues?state=open

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