Dlang IDE: Emacs, VS Code, or something else?

starcanopy starcanopy at protonmail.com
Fri Aug 28 22:32:25 UTC 2020

On Friday, 28 August 2020 at 18:10:21 UTC, tastyminerals wrote:
> On Friday, 28 August 2020 at 14:12:38 UTC, James Lu wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I tried the IntelliJ D plugin with D Language Server, but it 
>> constantly froze the IDE. I found it to be worse than editing 
>> D with a normal text editor.
>> How do the various Dlang IDEs compare? Are the Emacs and VS 
>> Code IDEs essentially equivalent in information provided? 
>> (hover for type previews, documentation, suggested fixes, etc.)
> I found VS Code with D plugins to work best currently.

It's certainly nice, but it's unfortunate that, in my 
experiences, one needs to regularly reload Code's window as the 
plugin will stop working, e.g. auto-completion dies and discovery 
falls off a cliff. I'm not sure if that's because of the external 
tools, VS Code, or the extension itself. (This might just be, 

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