A performance comparison between Rust web-frameworks Iron and Nickel

This is part 3 of the Great Rust Web Experiment. See Part 1 about Iron, and Part 2 about Nickel, and how it compares to Iron. In short, I’ve built the same r…

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An Intern’s Experience with Rust

Over the course of my internship at the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), I worked on the safe systems programming languages (SSPL) team to promote safer languages for systems programming where runtime overhead is important, as outlined in this b... (more…)

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Time safety and Rust

Recently I have had the great fortune to work on this ticket . This was an issue that stemmed from an attempt to make clock performance faster. Previously, a call to time or clock_gettime would involve a context switch an a system call (think solaris etc)... (more…)

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Designing futures for Rust

I recently wrote about the importance of asynchronous I/O in Rust and the aims of the new futures library. This post deepens the story by explaining the core design of that library. If you’re looking for more on the use of the library, you’ll have to ...

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