Learning Rust through open source and live code reviews

A collection of Rust tips and tricks that we learned after publishing our first open source project and receiving a live review on Twitch… Read more


The Rust split (stable vs. nightly)

The writing has been on the wall for many months now, but I think the time has come when we can officially declare it. Stable Rust is dead. Nightly Rust is the only Rust. Say what? If you’re out of the loop, Rust is this newfangled system programming...

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Optimizing Rust Struct Size

Anyone who knows me knows that I've been spending a lot of time working on the Rust compiler, to the detriment of all my other projects. I'm glad to say I'm done. The 2000-foot version: Rust structs, (more…)

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24 days of Rust – leftpad

Do you remember the time when one developer broke half of the Internet? Earlier this year a package called left-pad was pulled from the NPM registry (a counterpart of crates.io for the JavaScript folks). This caused... some drama, to say the least. Shall ...

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Rust Traits: Defining Behavior

Before jumping into any programming language, you often hear about its “heavy hitters” - the features that usually make the highlight reel when someone “in the know” is trying to summarize the strong points of the language. In 2015, as I was learning Go, ... (more…)

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