Welcome to my blog of messages from a coder, namely me, Jimmy Hartzell.

It is about a variety of topics.


I write a fair amount about programming and computers, particularly these categories:

  • Rust: My favorite non-GC’d programming language
  • Haskell: My favorite GC’d programming language
  • C++: The programming language I used to use professionally

I myself used to think Rust would never replace C++, but now I have written a blog series and mdbook about why I think Rust is better. The most popular post of that series is about move semantics.

I also have a few non-blog pages:


I also do write about non-technical topics: