Differences With TDPL
The following is a list of differences between D2 and The D Programming Language book by Andrei Alexandrescu.
These need to be verified. This list was simply gathered from a post by Jonathan M. Davis on the NG to get this page started.
- 1 New Features
- 2 Unimplemented Features
- 3 Differences
Weak vs Strong Purity
New Lambda Syntax
New Alias Syntax, Alias Templates
Attribute Inference for Templates and Function Literals
IFTI now uses the tail-const type of arrays and pointers
For example code, see: http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Multiple alias this
You can only have one subtyping member currently.
Not all of shared's guarantees are implemented yet.
@safe (and therefore SafeD) isn't fully implemented. So, it doesn't necessarily work quite like it's supposed to yet.
Overriding private methods
According to TDPL, you can override private, but right now only public and protected functions are virtual. I'm not sure that it's 100% clear whether the compiler will be changed to match or whether TDPL is going to have to be changed. You can look at http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4542 for details.