RR 368: Improving Ruby Performance with Rust with Daniel P. Clark
- Charles Max Wood
- Dave Kimura
- Eric Berry
- Catherine Meyers
- David Richards
Special Guests: Daniel P. Clark
In this episode of Ruby Rogues, the panelists talk to Daniel P. Clark about improving Ruby performance with Rust. Daniel has been a hobbyist programmer for over 20 years and started blogging about Ruby and other technical matters about 5 years ago. One of the things he is well known for is his Faster Path gem on GitHub, which has over 700 stars. They talk about his blog article Improving Ruby Performance with Rust, why he chose to use Rust, and the benefits of using a Rust extension in Ruby. They also touch on his faster path gem, the Helix project, and more!
In particular, we dive pretty deep on:
- Daniel intro
- Likes to blog - 6ftdan.com
- Released Faster Path gem
- Improving Ruby Performance with Rust blog article
- Why Rust?
- Rust to the rescue (of Ruby) blog article
- Rust was exciting because of the promises it gave
- No garbage collector in Rust
- Why is not having a garbage collector a positive?
- Rust’s ownership model
- Why would use a Rust extension in Ruby?
- Have you played around with sending objects into a Ruby function?
- The story behind creating his Faster path gem
- Turbolinks and Spring and how they react
- Helix project
- And much, much more!
- Faster Path
- Improving Ruby Performance with Rust
- Rust to the rescue (of Ruby)
- Daniel’s GitHub
- Programming Rust by Jim Blandy and Jason Orendorff
- All Your Dev YouTube channel