Digital Mars D

What Does Digital Mars D Mean?

Digital Mars D is a systems programming language. Its goal is to combine the power of C or C++ with the ease of use of Ruby or Python.

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Techopedia Explains Digital Mars D

Digital Mars D is built with the following features:

  • Combines C and C++ programming languages. However, D rejects certain concepts and is not compatible with C and C++ source code.
  • Closely matches C++ in declaration, statement and syntax expression
  • Supports many distinct styles, such as imperative programming, object-oriented programming (OOP) and metaprogramming
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