H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Fri May 22 07:08:43 PDT 2015
On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 10:21:17AM +0000, Chris via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> I was recently thinking that D is a bit like climbing up a hill or a
> mountain. For the most part you are focused on reaching the top, yet
> every once in a while it's good to stop and turn around to enjoy the
> scenery and see how far you've come. So here is what I see:
> - LDC/GDC: easy to download and use. Nicely packaged.
> - DUB: great tool for project management
> - DVM: great tool for upgrading from D to D.
> - Phobos: has become quite a useful library. Ranges are an important
> part of data processing, I don't wanna miss 'em anymore
> - vibe.d: a web server in D.
> - Projects in D: LuaD, PyD etc etc.
> - the expertise that's involved
> [add anything you like]
> Mind you, this has been achieved without millions of dollars and
> corporate backing and yet D is a real language with real applications
> (only nobody talks about it). I know, there is still a steep climb
> ahead of D, but let's enjoy the view for a while. What has been
> achieved is by no means trivial.
+1, finally, something other than the usual bickering on the forum. ;-)
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