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Archive for the ‘Rust’ Category

Rust is jet another language allowing assigning to _ for discarding assignment results (like function calls)

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/09/16

Rust is a programming language that very much emphasises safety.

One of the cornerstones is that it warns on constructs that might lose information or make object lifetime unclear.

An example is discarding function results: historically you will get a warning like warning: unused `std::result::Result` that must be used that you can resolve by applying a let statement assigning to the _ underscore pattern which will be discarded at the end of the statement like this:

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A twitter call to say nice things about technology sparked interesting threads

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/05/27

A while ago [] Adam Jacob on Twitter: “Let’s say nice things about technology today. I’ll start. If it wasn’t for @lkanies and @puppetize, there is no way we would have been able to adapt as an industry to the rise of the cloud. Quote tweet me with your own.” sparked some interesting threads.

First posts are below; click on them to see the full threads.

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