A few notes on choosing between Go and D for a quick project

Almighty Bob via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Fri Mar 13 14:52:29 PDT 2015

On Friday, 13 March 2015 at 21:11:46 UTC, Alex Parrill wrote:
> On Friday, 13 March 2015 at 21:02:39 UTC, Almighty Bob wrote:
>> The language reference is pretty abysmal too. EG...

>> It has that feel all the way through. You go looking for 
>> things and they never seem to be where you expect, or they are 
>> so tersely explained, it feels like it's a reference for 
>> people already experts in D. Which is fine if that's what it's 
>> meant to be ... but if you want to attract new people you need 
>> a "guided tour" rather than a "technical spec".
> The language reference is a reference; it's supposed to be a
> technical spec, not a starting point. That said, the only links 
> to starting points are the book (which isn't free) and the 
> "Programming in D" pages at
> http://ddili.org/ders/d.en/index.html (which are now buried in 
> the Articles tab)

Well I figured that was probably the case.

It's just not very smart to have that as the only obvious guide 
to the language on the home page.

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