Is Rust a Functional Language in Disguise?

This is something I’ve been asking myself while learning Rust. Yes, I know that this sounds like a weird question to ask as it’s no secret that Rust has huge influence from the functional programmi… Read more

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The Problem of Effects in Rust

In a previous post, I shortly discussed the concept of “effects” and the parallels between them. In an unrelated post since then, Yosh Wuyts writes about the problem of trying to write fallible code inside of an iterator adapter that doesn’t support it. I... (more…)

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Rust’s Most Unrecognized Contributor

I think the Rust language is a big success. When I think back on it I am in awe: so much had to go right to get where we are, and there were so many opportunities to go wrong. It took many tiny miracles for the Rust language to become what it has. Those m... (more…)

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