The D Programming Language, by Alexandrescu, Andrei
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- ISBN: 9780321635365 | 0321635361
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/2/2010
"To the best of my knowledge, D offers an unprecedentedly adroit integration of several powerful programming paradigms: imperative, object-oriented, functional, and meta." From the foreword by Walter Bright "This is a book by a skilled author describing an interesting programming language. Irs"m sure yours"ll find the read rewarding." From the foreword by Scott Meyers D is a programming language built to help programmers address the challenges of modern software development. It does so by fostering modules interconnected through precise interfaces, a federation of tightly integrated programming paradigms, language-enforced thread isolation, modular type safety, an efficient memory model, and more. The D Programming Languageis an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to D. It covers all aspects of the language (such as expressions, statements, types, functions, contracts, and modules), but it is much more than an enumeration of features. Reflecting the authorrs"s signature style, the writing is casual and conversational, but never at the expense of focus and precision. Inside the book you will find In-depth explanations, with idiomatic examples, for all language features How feature groups support major programming paradigms The rationale and best-use advice for each major feature Discussion of cross-cutting issues, such as error handling, contract programming, and concurrency Tables, figures, and "cheat sheets" that serve as a handy quick reference for day-to-day problem solving with D Written for the working programmer,The D Programming Languagenot only introduces the D languageit presents a compendium of good practices and idioms to help both your coding with D and your coding in general.