Development environment (WAS: generative programming and debugging)

Marco Leise Marco.Leise at
Thu Oct 20 13:29:43 PDT 2011

Am 20.10.2011, 13:11 Uhr, schrieb Jacob Carlborg <doob at>:

> On 2011-10-20 11:38, Gor Gyolchanyan wrote:
>> Not a compiler (we have 3), only a front-end. Preferably in D itself
>> and preferably as modular as possible (e.g. not everyone needs the
>> semantic parser).
>> Provided a good D front-end in D it'll be very easy to make a great
>> IDE, even if it's GUI is bad.
> Preferably, at least one of, these compilers should use the front end as  
> well.

I don't see that happening: A D front end and a C++ backend. Perhaps GCC  
becomes the stadard D compiler and DMD is translated to D using that ;)

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