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Network Programming with Rust by Abhishek Chanda

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Getting started with Rust

The Rust toolchain installer is available at: https://www.rustup.rs/. The following commands will install all three versions of the toolchain on a system. For the examples in this book, we will use a Linux machine running Ubuntu 16.04. While most of Rust should not depend on the OS, there can be minor differences.

We will point out any strict dependencies on the OS:

# curl https://sh.rustup.rs -sSf | sh# source $HOME/.cargo/env# rustup install nightly beta

We will need to put Cargo's bin directory to our PATH by editing .bashrc. Run the following to do that:

$ echo "export PATH=$HOME/.cargo/bin:$PATH" >> ~/.bashrc

A Rust installation comes with a lot of documentation built in; they can be accessed by running the ...

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