How to speed up the Rust compiler in July 2022, https://nnethercote.github.io/2022/07/20/how-to-speed-up-the-rust-compiler-in-july-2022.html.
Once again, extremely interesting to read and to learn from all those improvements in the Rust compiler and other crates. Thanks @nnethercote!
Lol the @email@example.com public stress test is going well. Props to whoever made the wall of boxes to get out of the map and managed to finally overwhelm the physics system. Still some more optimization to do, but I'm pretty impressed.
Latest project released, https://www.npmjs.com/package/@matrix-org/matrix-sdk-crypto-nodejs. Node.js bindings to the Rust matrix-sdk-crypto crate. It exposes the required API to write bots and bridges for Matrix and other networks. Please come try it!
Rust compiler got ≈15% faster on Windows thanks to PGO, https://www.reddit.com/r/rust/comments/vx4wwe/rust_compiler_got_15_faster_on_windows_thanks_to/.
Learn more about Profile-guided Optimization, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Profile-guided_optimization.
Bonus: some fun PGO experiments by @gcouprie, https://unhandledexpression.com/using-llvm-pgo-in-rust/.
Rust front-end inside GCC has been accepted, https://gcc.gnu.org/pipermail/gcc/2022-July/239057.html 🎉!
> The GCC Steering Committee has voted to accept the contribution of the Rust Frontend (aka GCC Rust) to GCC
GCC will now be able to compile Rust code.
Announcing Rustup 1.25.0, https://blog.rust-lang.org/2022/07/11/Rustup-1.25.0.html.
`rustup` is the @rustlang installer + toolchain manager.
* Ability to install Visual Studio 2022 on Windows.
* Improved startup performance.
How long is that Bézier? https://raphlinus.github.io/curves/2018/12/28/bezier-arclength.html
In case you're curious, the article explains how to calculate the length of a cubic Bézier curve.
`backdrop-filter` now available in @firefox v103, https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1578503.
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