Author: Steve Klabnik Abstract: The Rust programming language recently celebrated its one year anniversary since 1.0. While that’s not a long time, there were eight years of development before that, which saw radical changes in the language. In this talk, Steve will show off some of Rust’s history, with all of the decisions and changes […]
Ruby is not the fastest language in the world, there is no doubt about it. This doesn’t turn out to matter all that much – Ruby and its ecosystem has so much more to offer, making it a worthwhile tradeoff a lot of the times. However, you might occasionally encounter workloads that are simply not […]
In this screencast, Yehuda Katz reimplements the ActiveSupport String#blank? method in Rust. Although just a few lines of code, Yehuda brings us all the way down to the metal and explains in detail why Rust is both blazingly fast and safe. He also talks about what the future will look like for Ruby developers who […]
Google Tech Talk June 6, 2015 (click “show more” for more information) Presented by Alex Crichton ABSTRACT Rust is an exciting new programming language that combines fine-grained control over memory layout and allocation patterns with memory and thread safety. It reached 1.0 in May and is rapidly gaining acceptance in projects including Servo (Mozilla’s next […]
Bending the Curve: How Rust Helped Us Write Better Ruby by: Yehuda Katz and Tom Dale Ruby is a productive language that developers love. When Ruby isn’t fast enough, they often fall back to writing C extensions. But C extensions are scary for a number of reasons; it’s easy to leak memory, or segfault the […]
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The pitch here is really simple. Having a structure where developers feel supported makes them happier, and less likely to leave. Retention and training is much cheaper than hiring and on-boarding and leads to a better work place. We think we have a lightweight structure for supporting developer growth and we think it will be […]
23 students attended Le Wagon Lisbon coding bootcamp from April 16th to June 15th, 2018. Check out the projects they built with Ruby on Rails in only 2 weeks!