Fast and simple interned strings in Rust

This post describes a simple technique for writing interners in Rust which I haven’t seen documented before. Read more

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If you’re a regular reader of Hacks, you probably know about Rust, the ground-breaking, community-driven systems programming language sponsored by Mozilla. I covered Rust on Hacks back in July, to note a major milestone for Mozilla, when we shipped Rust...

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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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