- Keep your software packages small
11 Aug 2021
It wasn’t until 2004 that I got broadband internet at home. So I remember the times when downloading a new JDK (which was around 20 MB at the time) over my 56K modem line meant blocking my family’s phone line for 2 hours. Today, bandwidth doesn’t seem like a limiting factor anymore. But that doesn’t mean that download sizes for applications don’t matter – they still do.
- Fast Rust Builds
4 Sept 2021
It’s common knowledge that Rust code is slow to compile.But I have a strong gut feeling that most Rust code out there compiles much slower than it could.