Coolest D features

Clay Smith clayasaurus at
Tue Dec 26 18:48:46 PST 2006

Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website For Email) wrote:
> Say you wanted to introduce a programmer friend to D. She might know one 
> of D's sibling languages (Java, C, C++, or C#), but you shouldn't rely 
> too much on that. What features of D would you describe first to hook 
> that friend in?
> Andrei

static if/templates

module system

built in string/dynamic array/associative array/bounds check

compile time

not on a VM

new features incorporated very quickly, and no committee to govern what 
goes in

can call C code

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