Welcome, dear traveller. Today I will regale you with a tale of perseverance, triumph over the odds, but mostly a tale of laziness that was enabled by the Rust programming language.
I've had this idea floating around in my head for a while on how knowledge of, and familiarity with, one programming language can help you learn another. Maybe something to give as a presentation. Before that I need to get the idea down, so that's this post. Below I list the languages and the features from them, that helped me learn comparable (to my mind) concepts in Swift. Let's jump in.
My wife tasked me with reading up on COVID-19 vaccines to see if they were safe for our oldest to take. I, not being one to shy away from the opportunity to spend a day or so reading papers, jumped at the opportunity!