I've been building a program for work in Rust, and I'll say right now that the safety features of the language are fantastic, but the real productivity win compared to C++ is the build system
This is a program that:
- Downloads images from a web service
- Uses ISPC to process those images, and runs as many processing threads as your computer has cores
- Uses SDL to show a UI where users can inspect the images
- Has an embedded web server because reasons
I built this in a week. This'd be unthinkable in C++
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