Okay, so since the GitHub discussion seemed to indicate that my experience with learning Mir by porting some simple C++ code might have some value, I'll finish up my code and start writing a blog post towards the end of this week. Lots of silly questions incoming, no doubt. :)
On that note, one thing I noticed when I looked at the Mir blog is that even the more recent posts might need some revising. For instance, http://blog.mir.dlang.io/ndslice/algorithm/optimization/2016/12/12/writing-efficient-numerical-code.html
makes extensive reference to
, which doesn't seem to exist any more. I'm not sure if that entire pattern is out of date or if it's just a few names that have changed in the API, but that's not an isolated case.