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Serde is one of the most popular crates in the Rust ecosystem for efficiently serializing and deserializing data structures. It supports a variety of data formats, including JSON, YAML, MessagePack, and others. Unlike many other (de)serializers, it doesn’t use runtime reflection and instead uses Rust’s compelling trait system. That makes serde exceptionally efficient because data structures essentially know how to serialize or deserialize themselves, and they do so by implementing the Serialize or Deserialize traits. Luckily, this is very straightforward for most types, thanks to the derive macro. However, it’s not always roses and unicorns 🦄. …

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TensorFlow is a very powerful and open source library for implementing and deploying large-scale machine learning models. This makes it perfect for research and production. Over the years it has become one of the most popular libraries for deep learning.

The goal of this post is to build an intuition and understanding for how deep learning libraries work under the hood, specifically TensorFlow. To achieve this goal, we will mimic its API and implement its core building blocks from scratch. This has the neat little side effect that, by the end of this post, you will be able to use…

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GDE for Web / @Angular • Software Engineer @StackBlitz • Trainer @thoughtram • JavaScript stuff • Node.js • Rust • Deep Learning • Cyclist • Design

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