Finally our first event!
19:00 introduction By Jonathan Van Belle (aka Grummfy)
19:30 Rust's type system & database By Pieter Penninckx
20:30 Social & networks
More detail later
Introduction - Jonathan Van Belle
• Our meetup
• What to expect next?
Rust's type system & database - Pieter Penninckx
When loading data from a database table, it's common practice to only consider the fields one is interested in and to discard the unneeded fields. In his talk, Pieter Penninckx explains how Rust's type system can represent the resulting, partial data.
In particular, he illustrates how the power of Rust's generics, traits and associated types can be used to express partial data in a way that is practical, type-safe and that can be used outside of the context of databases as well.
The talk is intended to be accessible to people who have little experience in Rust while also giving some insight to more experienced Rustacians.
About Pieter Penninckx:
He has a PhD in mathematics and works as a technical designer. In his free time, he explores Rust and numerical mathematics.