How to speed up the Rust compiler one last time in 2019, https://blog.mozilla.org/nnethercote/2019/12/11/how-to-speed-up-the-rust-compiler-one-last-time-in-2019/.
The Rust compiler is now faster than ever!
Constant propagation is now on by default in Rust nightly, https://blog.rust-lang.org/inside-rust/2019/12/02/const-prop-on-by-default.html.
Even if LLVM has its own constant propagation pass, this one is more generic and operates earlier. Thus improving compilation performance by 2-10%.
CSS in librsvg is now in Rust, courtesy of Mozilla Servo, https://people.gnome.org/~federico/blog/css-in-librsvg-is-now-in-rust.html.
We need to rethink how we build, https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/we-need-rethink-how-build-bj%C3%B8rn-kierulf/
1⃣ Straw is a local, natural & ecological material
2⃣ Lambda value: 0.056W/mK, i.e. exceptional insulation
3⃣ Fire protection w/o fire retardant: REI120 & REIef120
4⃣ Capture 10'000kg of CO₂ (-88.7kg CO₂/m²)
Dramatically reduced power usage in Firefox 70 on macOS with Core Animation, https://mozillagfx.wordpress.com/2019/10/22/dramatically-reduced-power-usage-in-firefox-70-on-macos-with-core-animation/.
Power usage's improved by 3x or more for many use cases. Computer battery life is greatly extended!
Firefox's New WebSocket Inspector, https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/10/firefoxs-new-websocket-inspector/.
How to speed up the Rust compiler some more in 2019, https://blog.mozilla.org/nnethercote/2019/10/11/how-to-speed-up-the-rust-compiler-some-more-in-2019/.
rustc is faster than ever. The fixes are interesting to understand. Good stuff to learn.
Zeroize, a Rust crate to securely zero memory while avoiding compiler optimizations, https://github.com/iqlusioninc/crates/tree/develop/zeroize.
It is WebAssembly and embedded friendly.
How Web Content Can Affect Power Usage, https://webkit.org/blog/8970/how-web-content-can-affect-power-usage/.
A WebKit article listing some tips to minimize the impact of a Web page on the battery.
Reminder: As a developer, we have the responsability to take care of the hardware of our users.
Deconstructing Google's excuses on tracking protection, https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2019/08/23/deconstructing-googles-excuses-on-tracking-protection/.
A must read. Google tries to bend the reality with obvious false arguments. The article shows evidences of that.
Announcing TypeScript 3.6, https://devblogs.microsoft.com/typescript/announcing-typescript-3-6/.
Each release is cool. This one is also cool.
PhD Computer Scientist/Hacker, main projects: Hoa, Tagua VM, atoum, Atlasr. Web & Rust lover. Current Wasmer; ex Automattic, Liip, fruux, Mozilla.
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