16 articles tagged with rust

Lightning Fast Image Previews with Pure CSS and LQIP

My website is reasonably fast. There was one thing left which really annoyed me: layout reflow after images got loaded. The problem is, that the image dimensions are not known when the text is ready to be displayed. As a result, the text will be pushed down on the screen as soon as an image is loaded above. I decided to fix that once and for all. More 禄

Go vs Rust? Choose Go.

Rust or Go, which one should I choose? is a question I get quite often. Both languages seem to be competing for the same user base and they both seem to be *systems programming* languages, so there must be a clear winner, right? More 禄

Of Boxes and Trees - Smart Pointers in Rust

Recently, I tried to implement a binary tree data structure in Rust. Each binary tree has a root value, a left, and a right subtree. I started from this Python implementation, which is quite straightforward. More 禄

Why Type Systems Matter

I've written most of my code in dynamically typed languages such as Python or PHP. But ever since dabbling with Rust, I've developed a passion for static type systems. It began to feel very natural to me; like a totally new way to express myself. More 禄

The Future of Rust

Let me first point out the obvious: yes, the title is a little sensationalist. Also you might be asking why I should be entitled to talk about the future of Rust. After all, I'm neither part of the Rust core team, nor a major contributor to the Rust ecosystem. To that I answer: why not? It's fun to 鈥 More 禄

Launching a URL Shortener in Rust using Rocket

One common systems design task in interviews is to sketch the software architecture of a URL shortener (a bit.ly clone, if you may). Since I was playing around with Rocket 鈥 a web framework for Rust 鈥 why not give it a try? More 禄

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