vibe.d and my first web service

James Blachly james.blachly at
Thu Aug 13 02:11:34 UTC 2020

On 8/12/20 9:04 PM, Adam D. Ruppe wrote:
> On Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 23:07:16 UTC, James Blachly wrote:
>> I worry you are right, although some of the ideas from vibe-d are 
>> outstanding (compile time introspection -> routing table in particular)
> My web.d code did that (and more) two years before vibe.d was born. And 
> it took it a couple steps further, even generating html forms from 
> introspection, which I don't think I have ever seen anywhere else. It is 
> pretty cool but I never really documented the old web.d, I just used it 
> for work projects and a few trivial demos.
> vibe has always had better marketing though, and a more cohesive 
> presentation. My documentation is more focused on simple tasks too since 
> I often evolve the complex things as I use it...
> Still if y'all wanted to work with me I'm open to it, in theory at least.

Adam, your work is outstanding but you could do with a little more 
self-promotion! I too hate to admit it, but marketing matters.

Will check out arsd.cgi.* more deeply.

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