Pathfinder, a fast GPU-based font rasterizer in Rust

Ever since some initial discussions with Raph Levien (author of font-rs) at RustConf last
September, I’ve been thinking about ways to improve … Read more

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Rust 2020

One month ago the Rust team put out a call for blogs 2020. I quite like these posts because it provides an occasion to provide perspective on all of Rust, by everyone. In this post I'll look back at Rust's development over 2019, and cover topics that seem... (more…)

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Abstracting over mutability in Rust

It is common to see the statement that “Rust cannot abstract over mutability”. Indeed, many functions in the standard library have an immutable and a mutable variant, e.g. RefCell::borrow() and RefCell::borrow_mut(). However, in some cases, such as...

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