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reply "Chris" <wendlec tcd.ie> writes:
I have (finally) written an article about how D helped to solve a 
practical programming problem. Nothing special, it focuses on the 
solution more than on language design / philosophy or 
benchmarking, the usual suspects. I would like to send it to 
Walter for comments, if you are interested, Walter. You can 
contact me at the email address that is displayed here. Thanks.
Jul 25 2013
next sibling parent reply "Peter Alexander" <peter.alexander.au gmail.com> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 13:46:07 UTC, Chris wrote:
 I have (finally) written an article about how D helped to solve 
 a practical programming problem. Nothing special, it focuses on 
 the solution more than on language design / philosophy or 
 benchmarking, the usual suspects. I would like to send it to 
 Walter for comments, if you are interested, Walter. You can 
 contact me at the email address that is displayed here. Thanks.

Any reason we can't all comment on it? :-)
Jul 25 2013
parent Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
On 7/25/13 10:28 AM, Mike Parker wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:20:03 UTC, Chris wrote:

 Ah no, no reason, except that Walter might want to put it somewhere on
 the D homepage, if it is interestig enough. It's for the whole
 community and those who are interested in D. And I don't know where to
 put it online. Any advice?

gamedev.net is looking for new articles on D. The guy in charge of that section of the site posted here a few weeks back soliciting for some. And the articles need not be game development related. I've got one published there, with another in the queue. Even if it does go to the D Wiki, can't hurt to have it there. Lots of eyes that wouldn't otherwise see it.

This is a wonderful idea. Let's have the article reviewed by the community and then posted to gamedev.net. Andrei
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Chris" <wendlec tcd.ie> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:11:34 UTC, Peter Alexander wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 13:46:07 UTC, Chris wrote:
 I have (finally) written an article about how D helped to 
 solve a practical programming problem. Nothing special, it 
 focuses on the solution more than on language design / 
 philosophy or benchmarking, the usual suspects. I would like 
 to send it to Walter for comments, if you are interested, 
 Walter. You can contact me at the email address that is 
 displayed here. Thanks.

Any reason we can't all comment on it? :-)

Ah no, no reason, except that Walter might want to put it somewhere on the D homepage, if it is interestig enough. It's for the whole community and those who are interested in D. And I don't know where to put it online. Any advice?
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Peter Alexander" <peter.alexander.au gmail.com> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:20:03 UTC, Chris wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:11:34 UTC, Peter Alexander
 Any reason we can't all comment on it? :-)

Ah no, no reason, except that Walter might want to put it somewhere on the D homepage, if it is interestig enough. It's for the whole community and those who are interested in D. And I don't know where to put it online. Any advice?

Well, the usual approach is to put it on a blog. There's a number of free services for that: http://www.blogger.com/ http://wordpress.com/ https://www.tumblr.com/
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "H. S. Teoh" <hsteoh quickfur.ath.cx> writes:
On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 05:20:01PM +0200, Chris wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:11:34 UTC, Peter Alexander wrote:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 13:46:07 UTC, Chris wrote:
I have (finally) written an article about how D helped to solve
a practical programming problem. Nothing special, it focuses on
the solution more than on language design / philosophy or
benchmarking, the usual suspects. I would like to send it to
Walter for comments, if you are interested, Walter. You can
contact me at the email address that is displayed here. Thanks.

Any reason we can't all comment on it? :-)

Ah no, no reason, except that Walter might want to put it somewhere on the D homepage, if it is interestig enough. It's for the whole community and those who are interested in D. And I don't know where to put it online. Any advice?

What about on wiki.dlang.org? We already have a few articles hosted there. T -- There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works.
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Wyatt" <wyatt.epp gmail.com> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:20:03 UTC, Chris wrote:
 I don't know where to put it online. Any advice?

Well, you could post it here-- we're not strangers to enormous walls of text. ;) Where it goes from there is a community effort. Or if you think there are irreconcilable formatting needs, maybe make a wik page on http://wiki.dlang.org and link it here? -Wyatt
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Dicebot" <public dicebot.lv> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 16:26:14 UTC, Peter Alexander wrote:
 Well, the usual approach is to put it on a blog. There's a 
 number of free services for that:

 http://www.blogger.com/
 http://wordpress.com/
 https://www.tumblr.com/

..and if "D" tag is used, it will soon become plugged into Planet D (http://planet.dsource.org/) Though if you are not interested in any continuous writing, using wiki.dlang.org for a single article may be a better approach.
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Mike Parker" <aldacron gmail.com> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:20:03 UTC, Chris wrote:

 Ah no, no reason, except that Walter might want to put it 
 somewhere on the D homepage, if it is interestig enough. It's 
 for the whole community and those who are interested in D. And 
 I don't know where to put it online. Any advice?

gamedev.net is looking for new articles on D. The guy in charge of that section of the site posted here a few weeks back soliciting for some. And the articles need not be game development related. I've got one published there, with another in the queue. Even if it does go to the D Wiki, can't hurt to have it there. Lots of eyes that wouldn't otherwise see it.
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Joseph Rushton Wakeling" <joseph.wakeling webdrake.net> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 17:05:51 UTC, Dicebot wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 16:26:14 UTC, Peter Alexander 
 wrote:
 Well, the usual approach is to put it on a blog. There's a 
 number of free services for that:

 http://www.blogger.com/
 http://wordpress.com/
 https://www.tumblr.com/

..and if "D" tag is used, it will soon become plugged into Planet D (http://planet.dsource.org/)

My blog <http://braingam.es/> doesn't show up there, despite my D-related articles being tagged. Then again I never asked anyone to add me (actually I don't know who to ask) :-P
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent Walter Bright <newshound2 digitalmars.com> writes:
On 7/25/2013 6:46 AM, Chris wrote:
 I have (finally) written an article about how D helped to solve a practical
 programming problem. Nothing special, it focuses on the solution more than on
 language design / philosophy or benchmarking, the usual suspects. I would like
 to send it to Walter for comments, if you are interested, Walter. You can
 contact me at the email address that is displayed here. Thanks.

You can reach me at my first name followed by digitalmars.com, though I would take the others up on their kind offers to review by posting it here!
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Vladimir Panteleev" <vladimir thecybershadow.net> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 17:51:45 UTC, Joseph Rushton 
Wakeling wrote:
 My blog <http://braingam.es/> doesn't show up there, despite my 
 D-related articles being tagged.

It does now! ...or it would, if the DSource server would actually accept the files my server tried to upload. It's temperamental like that (Brad is aware of the problem). Meanwhile you can preview it at my local cache on http://planetd.thecybershadow.net/ .
 Then again I never asked anyone to add me (actually I don't 
 know who to ask) :-P

The guy mentioned at the bottom of the page ;)
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling next sibling parent "Joseph Rushton Wakeling" <joseph.wakeling webdrake.net> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 20:26:19 UTC, Vladimir Panteleev 
wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 17:51:45 UTC, Joseph Rushton 
 Wakeling wrote:
 My blog <http://braingam.es/> doesn't show up there, despite 
 my D-related articles being tagged.

It does now!

Thanks! :-)
 Then again I never asked anyone to add me (actually I don't 
 know who to ask) :-P

The guy mentioned at the bottom of the page ;)

It seems the tendency of D bloggers to write long articles has some disadvantages. I never got that far down!
Jul 25 2013
prev sibling parent "Chris" <wendlec tcd.ie> writes:
On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 18:08:12 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
 On 7/25/13 10:28 AM, Mike Parker wrote:
 On Thursday, 25 July 2013 at 15:20:03 UTC, Chris wrote:

 Ah no, no reason, except that Walter might want to put it 
 somewhere on
 the D homepage, if it is interestig enough. It's for the whole
 community and those who are interested in D. And I don't know 
 where to
 put it online. Any advice?

gamedev.net is looking for new articles on D. The guy in charge of that section of the site posted here a few weeks back soliciting for some. And the articles need not be game development related. I've got one published there, with another in the queue. Even if it does go to the D Wiki, can't hurt to have it there. Lots of eyes that wouldn't otherwise see it.

This is a wonderful idea. Let's have the article reviewed by the community and then posted to gamedev.net.

All right, I agree, it's for everyone. So will I put it on Wiki. (I'll have to look into the whole thing (formatting, creating an account etc) cos I ain't never done that kind of thing, believe it or not!
 Andrei

Jul 26 2013