Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The D Programming Language” as Want to Read:
The D Programming Language
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The D Programming Language

4.45  ·  Rating Details ·  84 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
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. I m sure you ll find the read rewarding.
From the Foreword by Scott Meyers D is a pr
...more
Paperback, 463 pages
Published June 4th 2010 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published June 2nd 2010)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The D Programming Language, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The D Programming Language

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Muhammad
Feb 15, 2015 Muhammad rated it it was amazing
In this book, instead of just explaining the language, the author is explaining the rationale behind different design decisions and how they affect security, performance, code reliability and correctness and compiler complexity. The author give different design option and explains why one of these options was chosen for the topic he is currently explaining, with fair criticism of all design decisions and notes about what could be improved in the D language in future.

With detailed explanations f
...more
Orfeo
Dec 06, 2016 Orfeo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: programming
Ottima introduzione al linguaggio D. Lo stile di Andrei e' sempre preciso e divertente.
Alcuni errori nella parte relativa ai package
Wiktor
Dec 22, 2015 Wiktor rated it it was amazing
This has to be one of my favorite programming books that introduce to a new language. The author's style is light yet still full with expertise. The language itself is worth checking out. I'd even say that anyone that is interested in programming alone, not necessarily the D language, should find this book interesting (the concurrency chapter as the brightest example).
Michael
Jan 01, 2015 Michael rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic! More please!

This is a brilliant book, not just for those looking to learn about D. There is a lot of good tidbits to pick up that are language agnostic. I just wish there were a more recent version as I know D has grown much in the last four years.
David Eagen
Apr 24, 2012 David Eagen rated it really liked it
Shelves: computer-science
D is a very compelling language and Mr. Alexandrescu makes it a joy to learn. I particularly appreciated the explanations behind various design decisions showing what is wrong with other approaches in light of modern development needs and how D improves on them.
Rembo666
Jan 08, 2013 Rembo666 rated it it was amazing
Really good book. Written in a very engaging style by an author who deeply cares about the subject and wants you to share his excitement about the language.
Dmitri Nesteruk
Oct 31, 2011 Dmitri Nesteruk rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The most exciting programming book I've read in ages. Only problem is the Kindle edition is awful... 25 quid wasted. But, lesson learned, need to stick to PDFs.
Vitallium
Vitallium rated it it was amazing
Oct 08, 2011
Nathan
Nathan rated it really liked it
Oct 23, 2012
澪 岩倉
澪 岩倉 rated it it was amazing
Jun 27, 2015
Joshua Niehus
Jan 29, 2012 Joshua Niehus rated it it was amazing
Great read! Its a glimpse 10 years in the future for programming languages
Tom
Tom rated it liked it
Dec 15, 2015
Benoit Nadeau
Benoit Nadeau rated it really liked it
Sep 07, 2013
Doppioandante
Doppioandante rated it it was amazing
Aug 14, 2013
Lutger Blijdestijn
Lutger Blijdestijn rated it it was amazing
Jul 18, 2015
Sille
Sille rated it liked it
Nov 05, 2012
Yoni Levy
Yoni Levy rated it really liked it
May 30, 2014
Vasily Kirichenko
Vasily Kirichenko rated it it was amazing
Nov 04, 2014
Ben
Ben rated it really liked it
Jul 16, 2013
Eric Budd
Eric Budd rated it it was amazing
Sep 08, 2012
Romain
Romain rated it it was amazing
Jul 18, 2015
Frank Krueger
Frank Krueger rated it really liked it
Dec 03, 2014
Jaewon Jung
Jaewon Jung rated it really liked it
Jun 08, 2014
Yannick Koechlin
Yannick Koechlin rated it it was amazing
Feb 09, 2015
Bert
Bert rated it it was amazing
Jul 20, 2012
Jörn G.
Jörn G. rated it it was amazing
Jan 31, 2013
Nil Goyette
Nil Goyette rated it it was amazing
Jul 15, 2014
Paul
Paul rated it it was amazing
May 28, 2015
Blake Anderton
Blake Anderton rated it really liked it
Feb 08, 2016
Juliano
Juliano rated it really liked it
Sep 10, 2015
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Goodreads is hiring!

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »

Share This Book