Tag: Rust

Episode 505: Daniel Stenberg on 25 years with cURL

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Episode 505: Daniel Stenberg on 25 years with cURL

Daniel Stenberg, founder and lead developer of cURL and libcurl, discusses what it’s been like looking after them for the past 25 years. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Stenberg about the history of cURL, libcurl, whether C was the right choice, portability, key events in those 25 years, implementing protocols, why HTTP is not so […]

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Episode 490: Tim McNamara on Rust 2021 Edition

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Episode 490: Tim McNamara on Rust 2021 Edition

Tim McNamara, author of Rust in Action, an introduction Rust for programmers who have never used a systems programming language, discusses the top three benefits of Rust and why they make it a performant, reliable and productive programming language. Host Gavin Henry spoke with McNamara about its rich type system, ownership models, memory safety, thread […]

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Episode 486: Bob Nystrom on Dart

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Episode 486: Bob Nystrom on Dart

Bob Nystrom, author of Crafting Interpreters and a software engineer at Google working on the Dart programming language, discusses the key features of Dart that make it an excellent choice for fast apps on any platform. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Nystrom about Dart’s history, hardware out of your control, async-await, concurrency, mobile platforms, threads, […]

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SE-Radio Episode 291: Morgan Wilde on LLVM

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SE-Radio Episode 291: Morgan Wilde on LLVM

Morgan Wilde talks with SE Radio’s Jeff Meyerson about the LLVM compiler toolchain. They begin with a discussion of how a compiler works and how compiled code executes against different processor architectures. Using the JVM as a model for interoperability, they move on to how LLVM is a system that optimizes an intermediate representation (IR), […]

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

Eberhard talks with Florian Gilcher about the programming language Rust. Rust originates from Mozilla research. Its focus is on system programming and it is often used to replace C or C++. Topics include the concepts behind Rust; concurrent and safe programming; advanced and unique features like ownership and borrowing; the rust type system (which supports […]

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