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== Bindings ==
== Bindings ==

Revision as of 12:48, 7 August 2018

Binding is a procedure that converts header files, function prototypes, and variable declarations to from another language to D.


Projects and repositories for collecting / maintaining D bindings:

Binding generators

Projects which automate generating D bindings:

C/C++ to D

Title / InfoDescriptionLicensePlatform
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A tool for converting C and Objective-C headers to D modules Boost Software License 1.0 Posix, Windows
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#include C headers in D code Boost License 1.0.
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Simplified Wrapper and Interface Generator
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High-level wrapper generator Boost License 1.0.
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Migration tool to aid in converting C header files Windows

Objective-C to D

D to C/C++


Compression & Encryption

Title / InfoDescriptionLicensePlatform
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D version of the C headers for openssl MIT Windows/POSIX
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Interface to LZMA compression library Windows/POSIX
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Interface to GNUTLS library LGPL

Multimedia & Games

Title / InfoDescriptionLicensePlatform
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MediaInfo supplies technical and tag information about your video or audio files. GPL/LGPL Windows
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Libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound (such as MS Windows WAV and the Apple/SGI AIFF format) through one standard library interface. It is released in source code format under the Gnu Lesser General Public License. LGPL Windows/POSIX
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Allegro 4 and Allegro 5 are cross-platform, open source, game programming libraries, primarily for C and C++ developers.
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DerelictOrg is a collection of D bindings to C shared (dynamic) libraries which are useful for multimedia applications, with a heavy bias toward game development-related libraries.


  • DevIL
  • FreeImage
  • FreeType
  • GLFW
  • Lua
  • ODE
  • OpenAL
  • OpenGL
  • PhysicsFS
  • SDL2
  • SFML2
  • Vorbis
  • libogg
  • libpq

Older versions:

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Mediastreamer2 is a powerful and lightweighted streaming engine specialized for voice/video telephony applications.
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AntTweakBarD is a binding to AntTweakBar which is a multi-render-engine (D3D/OpenGL) GUI tweaking library. zlib/libpng

Source code translators

  • cpp2d - C++ to D converter (included with Visual D)
  • idl2d - IDL / C++ header file to D converter

See also

External links