31 May '16, 10pm

Flirting with Crystal, a Rubyist Perspective

Rust is a big contender to low-level systems development. I think it can replace C in many use cases and be used to implement libraries and components to be used by other languages, with the added benefits of a modern language that tries to avoid security hazards such as the recent Heartbleed debacle . But because of it's "Borrow system" I find it extremely bureacratic, specially if you're coming from highly dynamic languages such as Ruby, Python or even Swift or Elixir. I'm not saying it's a bad thing, just something that take way more time to become comfortable with than I expected.

Full article: http://www.akitaonrails.com/2016/05/31/flirting-with-crys...


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Photo: Giant sequoias put things in perspective

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