Aida was part of one of the first Rust teams here at Meta. One of the biggest challenges was interacting with the large amount of existing C++. With the release of cxx, safe interop between C++ and even async Rust has become a lot easier.

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  • Intro 0:06

  • Aida Intro 2:06

  • Rust in Meta Source Control 2:50

  • State of Rust at Meta 10:11

  • bindgen 13:25

  • cxx vs bindgen 17:49

  • async Rust and C++ 19:04

  • Dealing with Lifetimes 28:19

  • Fixing Memory Leaks 31:25

  • Thread safety with Send and Sync 33:48

  • A Magic Wand for Async Rust 39:52

  • Outro 43:04

  • Outtakes 43:50


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