April 2023

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☑ Uncovering Rust: Traits and Generics

Rust is fairly new multi-paradigm system programming language that claims to offer both high performance and strong safety guarantees, particularly around concurrency and memory allocation. As I play with the language a little, I’m using this series of blog posts to discuss some of its more unique features as I come across them. In this one I’m looking at how Rust’s trait system and how generics are implemented.

This is the 5th of the 7 articles that currently make up the “Uncovering Rust” series, the first of which was Uncovering Rust: References and Ownership.

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25 Apr 2023 at 9:30AM in Software
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☑ Uncovering Rust: Errors and Methods

Rust is fairly new multi-paradigm system programming language that claims to offer both high performance and strong safety guarantees, particularly around concurrency and memory allocation. As I play with the language a little, I’m using this series of blog posts to discuss some of its more unique features as I come across them. This one discusses error handling and how to associate methods with data types.

This is the 4th of the 7 articles that currently make up the “Uncovering Rust” series, the first of which was Uncovering Rust: References and Ownership.

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23 Apr 2023 at 1:00PM in Software
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☑ Uncovering Rust: Loops and Collections

Rust is fairly new multi-paradigm system programming language that claims to offer both high performance and strong safety guarantees, particularly around concurrency and memory allocation. As I play with the language a little, I’m using this series of blog posts to discuss some of its more unique features as I come across them. This one discusses looping constructs and standard library collections.

This is the 3rd of the 7 articles that currently make up the “Uncovering Rust” series, the first of which was Uncovering Rust: References and Ownership.

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17 Apr 2023 at 12:18PM in Software
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HTTP/3 in Practice — HTTP/3

The second article covering my attempt to implement a HTTP/3 server from scratch in Rust. Having looked at the QUIC protocol at length in the previous article, this one sees how HTTP/3 is implemented atop it.

This is the 2nd of the 2 articles that currently make up the “HTTP/3 in Practice” series, the first of which was HTTP/3 in Practice — QUIC.

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13 Apr 2023 at 9:30AM in Software
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March 2023

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HTTP/3 in Practice — QUIC

The first in what I hope will be a series of articles covering my attempts to implement a HTTP/3 server from scratch in Rust. This article outlines my goals and looks at the QUIC protocol on which HTTP/3 is implemented.

This is the 1st of the 2 articles that currently make up the “HTTP/3 in Practice” series.

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25 Mar 2023 at 8:56AM in Software
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February 2023

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.11 - Improved Modules III

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we finish our tour of changes in Python 3.11, covering the remaining notable standard library changes including changes to threading, networking, type hints and number of changes to runtime services.

This is the 29th of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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10 Feb 2023 at 10:45PM in Software
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January 2023

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.11 - Improved Modules II

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our tour of changes in Python 3.11, covering some more standard library changes in numerical modules, path manipulation, SQLite support and more.

This is the 28th of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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22 Jan 2023 at 1:30PM in Software
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☑ What’s New in Python 3.11 - New and Improved Modules

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at the new Python 3.11 release, looking at some smaller new features, two new modules and some of the library changes.

This is the 27th of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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17 Jan 2023 at 8:30PM in Software
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☑ What’s New in Python 3.11 - Type Hint Improvements

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at the new Python 3.11 release, taking a look at new language features around type hints.

This is the 26th of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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3 Jan 2023 at 4:20AM in Software
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December 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.11 - Exception Improvements

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at the new Python 3.11 release, taking a look at new language features around exceptions and error handling.

This is the 25th of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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31 Dec 2022 at 3:04PM in Software
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