Rust 101 – 14: Some standard library traits

A tour of some of the most interesting traits in the standard library including Add etc. to overload operators, Sized, Sync and Send for telling the compiler special things about your type, Clone and Copy for copying things, Into and From for converting, AsRef and AsMut for making your APIs flexible, Default for easy creation, and Drop which is called when your object is deleted. Also a few words on what happens when you call a function with generic type parameters.

Series: Language basics, More syntax, Traits and generics, Building applications, Concurrency and parallelism, Trait objects

This section (Traits and generics): 12: Traits, 13: Type Params, 14: std Traits, 15: Lifetimes, 16: Exercises A3pt1, 17: Exercises A3pt2

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