Static streams for faster async Rust proxies

Last week in Tokio’s Discord chat server someone asked a really interesting question: how can you stream a multipart body from an incoming request into an outgoing request? My struggle to answer this really helped me understand Rust async lifetimes. We’ll… Read more

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I’ve been working recently on Backtalk, a little toy Rust framework for building realtime APIs. Let’s say you’re building a hot new tech startup — Facebook for Cats. You’re going to need a web server to track all these cats. Let’s build one quickly using ... (more…)

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Implementing a Type-safe printf in Rust

I show how to use heterogeneous lists and traits to implement a type-safe printf in Rust. These mechanisms can ensure that two variadic argument lists share important properties, like the number of format string holes matches the number of printf argument... (more…)

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