Visual D 1.0.0 released

Arafel er.krali at
Sat Jul 4 15:16:46 UTC 2020

On 4/7/20 15:00, Rainer Schuetze 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

Looks great!

I could only see windows installers though, and at first sight it seems 
to be Win only... is there any chance it would work with VSCode for 
linux / VSCodium (even if built manually)?

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