System programming in Rust: beyond safety

System programming in Rust: beyond safety Balasubramanian et al., HotOS’17 Balasubramanian et al. want us to switch all of our systems programming over to Rust. This paper sets out the case. … 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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24 days of Rust – rayon

Let me start this article with a confession: I suck at writing parallel code. I have only a vague idea about mutexes, locks and other low level primitives for handling data between threads. And since I work mostly with Python, I tend to use multiprocessin...

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Goodbye Rust, and Hello, D

After quite a bit of thought and consideration, I have decided to abandon my study of Rust, and move on to D. I had been learning Rust for a while now, and I have become quite comfortable with it, … (more…)

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