Rust: What developers need to know about this programming language (free PDF)

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Topic: Developer
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There’s growing interest in the use of memory-safe Rust for systems programming to build major platforms and for good reason. Rust, a programming language created at Mozilla, is a relatively newer language, but it’s already known for its memory management capabilities and security.

Another language with cross-platform support, Rust can be used to develop mobile applications that will run on Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, Linux, and an assortment of Unix flavors. Sharing similarities with C and C++, Rust has the flexibility to function as a development tool for designing native apps or web-based ones, yet the power and integrity to run as operating systems, browser components, and game or simulation engines.

Whether you are just starting out with Rust or need a refresher—this free PDF ebook from TechRepublic will help you learn why Rust is important, provide resources and news about the programming language, and much more.

In this ebook:

  • Rust programming language: We’re using it for bigger projects, say developers
  • Developers weigh in on why Rust is so hot
  • The Rust programming language now has its own independent foundation
  • Amazon: We’re hiring software engineers who know programming language Rust
  • AWS introduces Bottlerocket: A Rust language-oriented Linux for containers
  • How to install Rust on Linux
  • How to learn Rust: A resources guide for developers
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