Liran Zvibel of WekaIO on using D to Create the World’s Fastest File System

Matrix, the world’s fastest file system, was written in D and recently posted impressive numbers in the IO-500 Node Challenge. It was created by WekaIO, a San Jose, CA, based startup with engineering in Tel Aviv, Israel. Liran Zvibel, the co-founder and CEO of WekaIO, has been a regular speaker at DConf, talking about their use of D at DConf 2015, 2016, and 2018.

DConf 2018: Assemblage in Bavaria

It’s official! The D Language Foundation has put out a call for submissions for the next iteration of the annual gathering of D programming language enthusiasts. DConf 2018, hosted by QA Systems, is taking place in Munich from May 2nd to the 5th, 2018.

On Tilix and D: An Interview with Gerald Nunn

Joakim is the resident interviewer for the D Blog. He has also interviewed members of the D community for This Week in D and is responsible for the Android port of LDC. Gerald Nunn is the developer of Tilix (formerly called Terminix), an advanced, open-source, Gtk3-based tiling terminal emulator, which is the most-starred D project… Continue reading On Tilix and D: An Interview with Gerald Nunn

The D Language Foundation’s Scholarship Program

The D Language Foundation recently announced a new scholarship program aimed at EE and CS majors attending University “Politehnica” Bucharest (UPB). I contacted Andrei Alexandrescu for a few details on how the initiative came together, hoping for just enough tidbits of backstory to craft a blog post around. He obliged in a big way, turning… Continue reading The D Language Foundation’s Scholarship Program

Ruminations on D: An Interview with Walter Bright

Joakim is the resident interviewer for the D Blog. He has also interviewed members of the D community for This Week in D and is responsible for the Android port of LDC. Walter Bright is the creator and first implementer of the D programming language. He was an early developer of C++ compilers starting from… Continue reading Ruminations on D: An Interview with Walter Bright