Visual D 1.0.0 released

Rainer Schuetze r.sagitario at
Fri Jul 10 06:39:37 UTC 2020

On 10/07/2020 07:07, Petar Kirov [ZombineDev] wrote:
> I don't care about the VS debug engine since it's Windows only. Some of
> the UX may be nice to replicate, but think this falls outside big the
> scope of a dlang editor extension, if said editor already has general
> native code debugging functionality.

Actually the Microsoft C++ extension for VS Code also uses the Concord
debug engine, but unfortunately it is not extendible as in VS (yet), see

> Also some people even disagree that VS is better than GDB in general:
> Even if if I agree that VS provides a better debugging experience than
> VS Code, GDB is more powerful tool overall, so I don't miss Concorde on
> Linux.

I think gdb can be compared with windbg. They both have great in-depth

UX wise both are not so well, but it all depends on the front-end built
on top of them. The usual downside is that remoting the text-interface
can be incredibly slow.

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