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digitalmars.D.announce - Visual D 0.3.35 released - semantic analysis considered stable

reply Rainer Schuetze <r.sagitario gmx.de> writes:
Hi,

I have uploaded a new version of Visual D. Apart from changes to the 
build system, the semantic analysis is now considered stable enough to 
leave experimental state. I guess too many people just didn't know that 
it existed at all, because it was buried somewhere in the global 
options. Although it hasn't improved a lot (no UFCS, no class templates, 
no operator overloading) it seems quite useful.

Some excerpts from the change log:

   * a number of bug fixes and improvements to the build system, e.g.
     - new linker option to disable using global and standard
       library search paths
     - added preliminary support for upcoming dmd win64 compiler
     - added console application project template with
       configurations for DMD and GDC for Win32 and x86
   * semantic analysis now enabled by default
   * "goto definition" now uses semantic analysis to find declaration
   * added build project to build Visual D from within Visual Studio
     itself without the need to modify makefiles
   * now installed as an "extension" to VS 2010 and VS 2012
   * fixed spurious crashes due to bug in precise garbage collection

The full list of changes can be found here: 
http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald/wiki/VersionHistory

Visual D is a Visual Studio package providing both project management 
and language services for the D programming language. It works with 
Visual Studio 2005-12 as well as the free Visual Studio Shells.

The Visual D installer can be downloaded from its website at 
http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald

Visual D is completely written in D, the source code is available at 
github (https://github.com/rainers/visuald) and dsource 
(http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald/browser/trunk).

Rainer
Dec 03 2012
next sibling parent "Tavi Cacina" <octavian.cacina outlook.com> writes:
Cool, thank you very much!

On Monday, 3 December 2012 at 18:58:44 UTC, Rainer Schuetze wrote:
 I have uploaded a new version of Visual D. Apart from changes 
 to the build system, the semantic analysis is now considered 
 stable enough to leave experimental state. I guess too many 
 people just didn't know that it existed at all, because it was 
 buried somewhere in the global options. Although it hasn't 
 improved a lot (no UFCS, no class templates, no operator 
 overloading) it seems quite useful.

Dec 03 2012
prev sibling next sibling parent "Michal Minich" <michal.minich gmail.com> writes:
On Monday, 3 December 2012 at 18:58:44 UTC, Rainer Schuetze wrote:
 Hi,

 I have uploaded a new version of Visual D. Apart from changes 
 to the build system, the semantic analysis is now considered 
 stable enough to leave experimental state.

Great work! thank you very much.
Dec 04 2012
prev sibling next sibling parent "Paulo Pinto" <pjmlp progtools.org> writes:
On Monday, 3 December 2012 at 18:58:44 UTC, Rainer Schuetze wrote:
 Hi,

 I have uploaded a new version of Visual D. Apart from changes 
 to the build system, the semantic analysis is now considered 
 stable enough to leave experimental state. I guess too many 
 people just didn't know that it existed at all, because it was 
 buried somewhere in the global options. Although it hasn't 
 improved a lot (no UFCS, no class templates, no operator 
 overloading) it seems quite useful.

 Some excerpts from the change log:

   * a number of bug fixes and improvements to the build system, 
 e.g.
     - new linker option to disable using global and standard
       library search paths
     - added preliminary support for upcoming dmd win64 compiler
     - added console application project template with
       configurations for DMD and GDC for Win32 and x86
   * semantic analysis now enabled by default
   * "goto definition" now uses semantic analysis to find 
 declaration
   * added build project to build Visual D from within Visual 
 Studio
     itself without the need to modify makefiles
   * now installed as an "extension" to VS 2010 and VS 2012
   * fixed spurious crashes due to bug in precise garbage 
 collection

 The full list of changes can be found here: 
 http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald/wiki/VersionHistory

 Visual D is a Visual Studio package providing both project 
 management and language services for the D programming 
 language. It works with Visual Studio 2005-12 as well as the 
 free Visual Studio Shells.

 The Visual D installer can be downloaded from its website at 
 http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald

 Visual D is completely written in D, the source code is 
 available at github (https://github.com/rainers/visuald) and 
 dsource (http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald/browser/trunk).

 Rainer

Great work, trying to install it still today!
Dec 04 2012
prev sibling parent reply "thedeemon" <dlang thedeemon.com> writes:
After switching to this version it started to build my windows 
app as a console one. It seems to ignore the subsystem choice, I 
don't see any mention of -L/SUBSYSTEM: in generated build scripts 
anymore.

Previously I had 0.3.33, I guess, which compiled and linked in 
one go, not in separate steps, it worked fine.
Jan 01 2013
parent reply "Zhenya" <zheny list.ru> writes:
On Tuesday, 1 January 2013 at 17:11:31 UTC, thedeemon wrote:
 After switching to this version it started to build my windows 
 app as a console one. It seems to ignore the subsystem choice, 
 I don't see any mention of -L/SUBSYSTEM: in generated build 
 scripts anymore.

 Previously I had 0.3.33, I guess, which compiled and linked in 
 one go, not in separate steps, it worked fine.

+1 I have the same problem.But it was alright when I used 0.3.34.
Jan 01 2013
parent reply Rainer Schuetze <r.sagitario gmx.de> writes:
On 01.01.2013 18:45, Zhenya wrote:
 On Tuesday, 1 January 2013 at 17:11:31 UTC, thedeemon wrote:
 After switching to this version it started to build my windows app as
 a console one. It seems to ignore the subsystem choice, I don't see
 any mention of -L/SUBSYSTEM: in generated build scripts anymore.

 Previously I had 0.3.33, I guess, which compiled and linked in one go,
 not in separate steps, it worked fine.

+1 I have the same problem.But it was alright when I used 0.3.34.

Fixed here: http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald/browser/downloads/VisualD-v0.3.36rc2.exe
Jan 03 2013
parent "thedeemon" <dlang thedeemon.com> writes:
 Fixed here: 
 http://www.dsource.org/projects/visuald/browser/downloads/VisualD-v0.3.36rc2.exe

Fixed indeed. Thanks a lot!
Jan 03 2013