Updates in D Land

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As we encroach upon the end of 2018, a recent Reddit thread wishing D a happy 17th birthday reminded me how far the language has come since I first stumbled upon it in 2003. Many of the steps along the way were powered by the energy of users who had little incentive to contribute beyond … Continue reading Updates in D Land

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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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Introspection, Introspection Everywhere

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Prelude: Orem, UT, May 29 2015 Just finished delivering my keynote. Exiting the character, I’m half dead. People say it needs to look easy. Yeah, just get up there and start saying things. Like it’s natural. Spontaneous. Not for me it’s not. Weeks before any public talk, I can only think of how to handle … Continue reading Introspection, Introspection Everywhere

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DConf 2017 Ex Post Facto

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Another May, another DConf in the rear view. This year’s edition, organized and hosted once again by the talented folks from Sociomantic, and emceed for the second consecutive year by their own Dylan Cromwell, brought more talks, more fun, and an extra day. The livestream this year, barring a glitch or two with the audio, went almost … Continue reading DConf 2017 Ex Post Facto

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