A New Collections Framework for the Standard Library

Eduard Staniloiu
May 6 @ 17:00


Duration: 25 minutes
Talk type: Presentation
Level: Intermediate
Slides: PPT

Abstract: 

This project aims to offer a new framework of generic collections that provide an API similar to Ranges, thus making them compatible with algorithms provided by the D Standard Library.

Each collection has support for custom memory allocation and is capable of managing its own memory through reference counting. The collections also offer good support for immutability and ensure safety wherever possible, safety only being conditioned by the contained type.

Speaker Bio:

Eduard is a MSc student and Teaching Assistant at University "Politehnica" of Bucharest. He is a hard working student who enjoys to get his hands dirty. He likes learning new technologies and strengthening his current knowledge. He is passionate about computer science because we get to think about and tackle problems that we encounter on a daily basis and we are able to find solutions that help other people. His previous experience includes distributed systems and parallel programming, operating systems, basic kernel development, open-source software and basic Android programming. He is a Linux fan, a command line addict and a vim enthusiast. He hopes that through his work he will be able to help and improve the D language, which he is becoming so fond of.

 
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