The #dbugfix Campaign: Round 1 Report

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The D Foundation released version 2.080.0 of DMD on May 2nd. That normally would have been accompanied by a blog post highlighting some of the items from the changelog. This time, it should also have included the first update on the #dbugfix campaign. I was on vacation with my wife in the days before and … Continue reading The #dbugfix Campaign: Round 1 Report

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DConf 2018 Programme & Open Registration

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Registration for DConf 2018 Munich, May 2-5, is open! 21 hours of engaging presentations and panels, an all-day Hackathon, and intelligent conversation with members of the D programming language community! We have keynotes from language stewards Walter Bright and Andrei Alexandrescu, along with our invited guest from academia Martin Odersky, professor at EPFL and creator of the Scala language. Whether you know nothing of DLang or you’re a seasoned pro, we invite you to spend 4 days with us to partake in the fun, the education, and the German beer. Check the programme and register today!

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User Stories: Funkwerk

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In this post, we cap off the Funkwerk series with the launch of a new feature we creatively call “User Stories”. Now and again, we’ll publish a post in which D users talk of their experiences with D, not about specific projects, but about the language itself. They’ll tell of things like their favorite features, why they use it, how it has changed the way they write code, or anything they’d like to say that expresses how they feel about programming in D.

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The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

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In its work guiding the development of D and promoting its adoption, the D Language Foundation is driven primarily by donations big and small. The money comes in from different sources, the most visible being those listed on the website’s donation page, and is put to use in different ways. Today, the D Language Foundation is opening a new chapter in the donation story.

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The New New DIP Process

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When I took on the role of DIP Manager last year, my number one goal was to clear out the queue. I made a few revisions to the process and got busy. Over the next few months, things went along fairly well, not so much from anything I did as from the quality of the submissions. But at some point, things broke down and the process stalled.

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