Visual D 1.0.0 released

Manu turkeyman at
Sat Jul 4 14:42:05 UTC 2020

This is huge!

Congrats on the super cool milestone with a bunch of really great new stuff.
Thanks so much for your tireless work Rainer!
I wouldn't be here without all your effort on this.

On Sat, Jul 4, 2020 at 11:05 PM Rainer Schuetze via Digitalmars-d-announce <
digitalmars-d-announce at> wrote:

> Hello,
> after having passed the 10 year anniversary of public availability
> recently, it is finally time to release version 1.0 of Visual D, the
> Visual Studio extension that adds D language support to VS 2008-2019.
> You can find the installer at
> Highlights from this release:
> - semantic engine based on dmd front end now enabled by default and
> updated to 2.092. If you are low on memory or run a 32-bit Windows, you
> should switch back to the legacy engine.
> - debugger extension mago will now evaluate struct or class properties
> (methods or fields) __debugOverview, __debugExpanded and __debugTextView
> to customize the debugger display. mago can even display forward ranges
> as a list, but that is currently rather slow, so it is disabled by
> default (see debugger options).
> - the bar on the top of the edit window now displays the current edit
> scope and allows faster navigation within a source file (needs the dmd
> based engine)
> - ever wondered how to navigate to the type of a variable declared by
> `auto` inference? clicking an identifier in a tool tip from intellisense
> will now jump to its definition (only with the dmd based engine)
> See for
> the complete list of changes.
> Cheers,
> Rainer
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