Writing plugin-extensible applications in Rust with the libloading crate

Imagine you are implementing a calculator application and want users to be able to extend the application with their own functionality. For example, imagine a user wants to provide a random() function that generates true random numbers using random.org in… Read more

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Rust’s culture of anti-white racism explained

This is a delicate topic because the problem comes from the very top. The roadmap of 2017 contains this: "Outreach and mentoring is also one of the best avenues for increasing diversity in the project". When you click on the link to the mentioned survey, ...

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It’s Raining Rust at Red Hat

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