Rust and RPC at OkCupid

We write a lot of C++ here at OkCupid. It’s pretty great, except when it’s really not. I’ve been evaluating Rust as another potential language for our Backend Team. It seems to fit in quite nicely with a lot of our existing code base and I like a lot of… Read more


5 tips for writing small CLI tools in Rust

Rust is a great language to write small command line tools in. While it gives you some tools for common tasks, allows nice abstractions, it also has a type system and approach to API design that lead you to write robust code. Let me show you some techniqu... (more…)

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Achieving warp speed with Rust

If you're looking to write fast code in Rust, good news! Rust makes it really easy to write really fast code. The focus on zero-cost abstractions, the lack of implicit boxing and the static memory management means that even naïve code is often faster than... (more…)

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