@sotolf Yeah, it's great so far! I still trip up a lot on some of the nuances, but I'm getting there. The tooling & dep management feels more logical too
@wilw yeah, I guess it has pros and cons, the ml-like type system is more comfortable to me :) it's a really fun language to play with :) I just did my own little project last month and will probably be doing another :) I just have to some something interesting that isn't too hard for me :)
@sotolf That's always the trickiest part - finding something to work on in order to try it out! Let me know what you end up working on - I'd be interested to see it 😀
@ajmartinez thank you! I’m really enjoying it so far ☺️ I’m still very slow with it but the docs are great and it’s fun to learn
@wilw indeed the docs are one of my favorite things about the language. I’m way behind now, but I have been doing Advent of Code 2020 in Rust and that’s made a huge difference in how rapidly I can get things working.
@ajmartinez ah I didn’t do the Advent of Code last year, but that’s a great idea to use it as a way to up-skill in a particular language
@wilw this was the first year I’ve ever tried it and as someone without a computer science background it has helped a lot.
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