/Compiler

How To Build An Evil Compiler

- Akila Welihinda tl;dr: "Did you know there is a type of compiler backdoor attack that is impossible to defend against? In this post I’ll show you how to implement such an attack in less than 100 lines of code."

featured in #309


The Weirdest Compiler Bug

- Scott Rasmussen tl;dr: "There are approximately 7.5x10^18 grains of sand on Earth. This story is about finding changes in an equation that has a difference of approximately 1e-18 out of hundreds of billions of calculations."

featured in #224


Let The Compiler Do The Work

- Fortuna Eruditis Favet tl;dr: In Part of 6 of this Rust tutorial, Fortuna walks through how we'd rewrite a program from scratch in Rust, relying on compiler auto-vectorization.

featured in #168