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About D

D is a systems programming language with C-like syntax and static typing. It combines efficiency, control and modeling power with safety and programmer productivity. The language was developed originally by [Walter Bright] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Bright) and Andrei Alexandrescu since D version 2.

D is the culmination of decades of experience implementing compilers for many diverse languages and has a large number of unique features:

  • high level constructs for great modeling power
  • high performance, compiled language
  • static typing
  • evolution of C++ (without the mistakes)
  • direct interface to the operating system API's and hardware
  • blazingly fast compile-times
  • allow memory-safe programming (SafeD)
  • maintainable, easy to understand code.
  • short learning curve (C-like syntax, similar to Java and others)
  • compatible with C application binary interface
  • multi-paradigm (imperative, structured, object oriented, generic, functional programming purity, and even assembly)
  • built-in error prevention (contracts, unittests)

The D Language Foundation is the organization devoted to developing and advancing the D language.

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module helloworld;

import std.format;

string hello(const char[] s = "World") {
    return format("Hello, %s!", s);
}

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Community-sourced D exercises

These are a few of the 18 exercises on the D track. You can see all the exercises here.

Bob
easy
control flow if statements
string manipulation
RNA Transcription
easy
control flow foreach
error handling
string manipulation
Roman Numerals
easy
conversions
functional
string manipulation
Difference Of Squares
easy
algorithms
control flow foreach
functional
template metaprogramming
math
Hamming
easy
control flow foreach
error handling
Raindrops
easy
control flow if statements
language basics

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