Creating Static Sites in Rust with Vincent ProuilletPosted Thu, 19 Dec 2019 23:00:00 +0000Discussion on RedditEpisode Transcript
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- [@00:59] - What’s a static site generator?
- [@03:52] - How easy is it to build and edit a site?
- [@07:58] - Why create a new static site generator?
- [@12:35] - The Tera template engine and Vincent’s experience building it
- [@17:53] - Creating filters and tests to use with Tera
- [@24:29] - What’s a taxonomy?
- [@25:48] - Mapping content to URLs
- [@30:53] - The experience of being an open source maintainer
- [@33:57] - Rust crates and features used by Zola
- [@36:57] - How the Rust ecosystem ensured fast performance
- [@40:35] - Is Rust ready for web applications?
- [@43:25] - What applications are best suited to Rust now?
- [@46:50] - Issues or things you wish existed in Rust?
- [@51:08] - Helping out with Zola
References and Resources
Tools/Crates used by Zola
- pulldown-cmark (Markdown)
- syntec (Syntax highlighting using Sublime Text definitions)
- rayon (Parallel computation)
- heaptrack (Memory Profiler)
Static Site Hosts
Crates for Web Applications
Compiled Template Engines
Runtime Template Engines
Static Site Generators
Intro Theme: Aerocity
Audio Editing: Jeremy Jung
Hosting Infrastructure: Jon Gjengset
Show Notes: Ben Striegel
Hosts: Jeremy Jung