In this episode, we share an exclusive conversation with Ashley Williams. Ashley is a current member of the Rust Core team. She is the founder of the Rust Foundation and served as its first executive director. She has served as a leader or member of the Rust crates.io, infrastructure, and community teams, WebAssembly working group, and the RustBridge and Increasing Rust’s Reach programs.
Ashley has been the original author and lead maintainer of many popular developer tools in the Rust ecosystem, from Cloudflare’s wrangler, to wasm-pack, cargo-generate, and several others. Previously, Ashley was a leader of the Node.js Community Committee, founded the NodeTogether educational initiative, and served as the first Individual Membership Director of the Node.js Foundation (now OpenJS Foundation).
Ashley has worked at npm, Mozilla, and Cloudflare. Ashley studied Neuroscience and Philosophy and was originally a middle school science teacher in NYC.
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- Oracle already wins ‘crypto bug of the year‘ with Java digital signature bypass
- Java news Roundup from ETE friend Michael Redlich: JEPs for Projects Loom and Panama, JobRunr 5.1.0, Kotlin 1.7.0 Preview
- Quickly build snazzy looking data “apps” and dashboards via Python scripts using Streamlit
- Project Loom and virtual threads and the new Java concurrency model
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