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Moves and Borrowing In Rust With Jim Blandy

The surprising thing about rust is how memory management works.  Rust has the concepts of moves and borrowing.  If you have heard about Rust, you may have heard people talking about the borrow checker and trying to make it happy. In this interview, Jim Blandy walks us through what these concepts mean and how they work.  We also talk about how to avoid fighting with the borrow checker at all and why the conceptual model that Rust adopts, though it may seem unusual at first, is actually more representative of how computers work and therefore an easier programming model.

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  1. […] months ago, I mentioned the CoRecursive podcast with Jim Blandy. Well, I just finished listening to part two and it was terrific! Like Bell, I am still reading the book and it’s nice to hear from an […]

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