The recording of my first #rustlang mini session is now up! We covered lifetime annotations through a real code example, and people seemed to follow along and understand why the lifetimes were needed and how they worked 🎉 Watch it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAl-9HwD858&list=PLqbS7AVVErFiWDOAVrPt7aYmnuuOLYvOa.
I'm going to call it "Crust of Rust", hoping that a name will make me do more of these (assuming y'all find this one useful). It fits well, since I'm covering the scarier "edges" that come up for more intermediate Rust users in bite-sized chunks 🥧 If you have ideas for other Rust crusts, send them my way! Try to think of topics that could be covered in ~90m. I'll start curating a list of session topics, and hopefully I'll find the time to do another in not too long. In the meantime, stay safe!
@jonhoo actually I also feel motivated by this to try out your longer videos once again. Only started applying rust since january very sporadically but it already feels quite familiar and many of the topics you presented here weren't that hard to grasp. I think if you'll focus on effective use of traits and the borrow checker in this series, most of the difficulties in adopting the language should be resolved for those with programming experience.
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