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"These days, the problem isn't how to innovate; it's how to get society to adopt the good ideas that already exist." - Douglas Engelbart

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Do you want to know what developing without unit tests is like?
Open your shoelaces, close your eyes and run as fast as you can...🏃

@devinprater 😄 ❤️
There is also a screenshot of a terminal window in the toot. The text in the terminal says:
"test result: ok. 190 passed; 0 failed; 0 ignored; 0 measured; 0 filtered out".

Sorry for not including the alt text on the image. Back then, I wasn't that familiar with Mastodon.😇

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"The craft of programming begins with empathy, not formatting or languages or tools or algorithms or data structures." - Kent Beck

That looks fun 🤓:
cmd_lib: Common rust command-line macros and utilities, to write shell-script like tasks in a clean, natural and rusty way:
github.com/rust-shell-script/r

Interview with Ashley Williams, Rust Foundation Interim Executive Director - Podcast by Context Free:

Part 1:
yewtu.be/watch?v=h-LoPr5553o
(or YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=h-LoPr5553)

Part 2:
yewtu.be/watch?v=eFQVxQsYcJ8
(or YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=eFQVxQsYcJ)

I love Ashley! A very inspiring and humble person.❤️ 🤗

Also the podcast is really well made, giving context (no pun intended😜) to what is being said by showing certain websites, articles and blog posts about that topic.

Rust Forum Post | Thank you for the teaching on how to write better software - Jorge Leitao
users.rust-lang.org/t/thank-yo

"What I have been learning [...] was not Rust in particular, but how to write sound software in general, and that in my opinion is the largest asset that the rust community tough me[...]. This ability to identify unsound code transcends Rust's language, and in my opinion is heavily under-represented in most cost-benefit analysis over learning Rust or not."

THIS!

Every C or C++ programmer who claims that they can write bug-free memory-safe code will soon rè̑ͧ̌aͨl̘̝̙̃ͤ͂̾̆ ZA̡͊͠͝LGΌ ISͮ̂҉̯͈͕̹̘̱ TO͇̹̺ͅƝ̴ȳ̳ TH̘Ë͖́̉ ͠P̯͍̭O̚​N̐Y̡ H̸̡̪̯ͨ͊̽̅̾̎Ȩ̬̩̾͛ͪ̈́̀́͘ ̶̧̨̱̹̭̯ͧ̾ͬC̷̙̲̝͖ͭ̏ͥͮ͟Oͮ͏̮̪̝͍M̲̖͊̒ͪͩͬ̚̚͜Ȇ̴̟̟͙̞ͩ͌͝S̨̥̫͎̭ͯ̿̔̀ͅ

High Performance Powered by and (~54 Min.):
yewtu.be/watch?v=i6WKne5Pvao

(or YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=i6WKne5Pva)

If you are starting a new software (backend) project and it comes to choosing a technology, choose wisely...

(I hate this term; therefore it is last 😝)

Rust challenge 🦀 

Ok, fellow Rustaceans, here is a little challenge for you.🤓 Make the following program compile:
play.rust-lang.org/?version=st

The solution is beneath this toot.

Please don't look at it, before you haven't put some amount of thinking into a potential solution.
A toot to your solution here in the thread is very much appreciated (with link to playground, if possible, so that others don't immediately see the code in the toot).🤗

“Ultimately, we are deluding ourselves if we think that the products that we design are the ‘things’ that we sell, rather than the individual, social and cultural experience that they engender, and the value and impact that they have. Design that ignores this is not worthy of the name.” - Bill Buxton

Graphite: An open source node-based 2D graphics editor:
github.com/GraphiteEditor/Grap

This looks awesome!
It uses and they plan to use for custom extensions. What a technology stack!🚀

It is still very(!) early, but it looks so promising.🤗

@opensourcedesign ☝️

bundle size in .NET:
~1.7 MB
(github.com/dotnet/runtime/issu)

vs.

WebAssembly bundle size in :
~17 KB
(rustwasm.github.io/book/game-o)

=> Rust version is 100x smaller (and you can make it even smaller)!

Hm...which approach should I ch...RUST!

"Diffusion of innovations is a theory that seeks to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread.":
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffusio

I think is maybe at the end of the "Early adopters" stage:
insights.stackoverflow.com/tre

Trust me: Rust will blow up within the next two years! 🎉 🚀

If you are a Web Developer or are interested in it, Codrops is just an *amazing* resource!😍 🤗
tympanus.net/codrops/

They have a news section (🐰 🕳️ ) and a lot of cool showcases of animations. ✨

Probably the best resource I know for WebDevs (together with MDN of course:
developer.mozilla.org/en-US/)

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