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Rust Essentials by Ivo Balbaert

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The trifecta of Rust – safety, speed, and concurrency

Rust is not a revolutionary language with new cutting-edge features, but it incorporates a lot of proven techniques from older languages while massively improving upon the design of C++ in matters of safe programming.

The Rust developers designed Rust to be a general-purpose and multi-paradigm language. Like C++, it is an imperative, structured, and object-oriented language. Besides this, it inherits a lot from functional languages and also incorporates advanced techniques for concurrent programming.

In Rust, the typing of variables is static (because Rust is compiled) and strong. However, unlike Java or C++, the developer is not forced to indicate the types for everything as the Rust compiler ...

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