Refactoring D as an MSc Project

Jonas Drewsen via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Tue Mar 3 14:11:18 PST 2015

On Monday, 2 March 2015 at 21:50:46 UTC, Jamie wrote:
> Hello all!
> This is my first post on the forums. I'm interested in possibly 
> creating a refactoring tool for D for my MSc dissertation (I 
> notice there is currently no refactoring in D?). I wanted to 
> ask if this is possible with D's current state?
> More specifically:
> - Can I easily access things such as the AST?

I have planned to do refactoring tools myself for D for use in 
Deadcode (an editor). I'm currently using libdparse myself for 
other things, but the overview given for SDC last dconf looked 
very promising.

I would be very interested in following what you do and be an 
early adopter if possible.


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