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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 11895] New: Add Strings Overview page to Phobos documentation


           Summary: Add Strings Overview page to Phobos documentation
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Phobos
        AssignedTo: nobody puremagic.com
        ReportedBy: eco gnuk.net

--- Comment #0 from Brad Anderson <eco gnuk.net> 2014-01-10 09:09:56 PST ---
Recent forum discussions[1] and a lot of anecdotal accounts by many people have
made it clear that learning how to work with strings in D can be hard because
of the sheer number of modules involved.

You must be familiar with std.string, std.array, std.algorithm, std.range,
std.format, and std.uni at the very least to get a handle on where to find many
string related functions.  The Strings Overview page would serve as an
introduction to how strings in D work and, most importantly, a one page 
reference of all of the functions you would be interested in while working with
strings in D (which can be easily searched).

http://forum.dlang.org/post/mailman.240.1389276481.15871.digitalmars-d puremagic.com

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