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


24 days of Rust – lettre

lettre is a library to send emails over SMTP from our Rust applications. Like many other crates in the growing, but still young Rust ecosystem, it is still a work in progress. But while there are a few features missing from lettre, we can send some emails...

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RLSL: A new Rust-based shading language

I always wanted to create a shading language but I never thought that I could actually do it. Today I reached a personal milestone, I can now compile a simple triangle shader into SPIR-V and use it with Vulkan. I have absolutely zero experience writing co... (more…)

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Rust your ARM microcontroller

Want to program your microcontroller in Rust but your microcontroller vendor doesn’t provide a Rust HAL / SDK? No wonder. AFAIK, no vendor is betting for Rust … yet. How about binding to a C HAL? No? Don’t feel like wrestling with bindgen and the HAL buil... (more…)

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