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Mastering Rust - Second Edition

Mastering Rust - Second Edition

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Learn about memory safety, type system, concurrency, and the new features of Rust 2018 edition

What is this book about?

Rust is an empowering language that provides a rare combination of safety, speed, and zero-cost abstractions. Mastering Rust – Second Edition is filled with clear and simple explanations of the language features along with real-world examples, showing you how you can build robust, scalable, and reliable programs.

This book covers the following exciting features:

  • Write generic and type-safe code by using Rust’s powerful type system
  • How memory safety works without garbage collection
  • Know the different strategies in error handling and when to use them
  • Learn how to use concurrency primitives such as threads and channels
  • Use advanced macros to reduce boilerplate code
  • Create efficient web applications with the Actix-web framework
  • Use Diesel for type-safe database interactions in your web application

If you feel this book is for you, get your copy today!

Instructions and Navigations

All of the code is organized into folders. For example, Chapter02.

The code will look like the following:

fn main() {
    println!("Hello Rust!");

Following is what you need for this book: The book is aimed at beginner and intermediate programmers who already have familiarity with any imperative language and have only heard of Rust as a new language. If you are a developer who wants to write robust, efficient and maintainable software systems and want to become proficient with Rust, this book is for you. It starts by giving a whirlwind tour of the important concepts of Rust and covers advanced features of the language in subsequent chapters using code examples that readers will find useful to advance their knowledge.

With the following software and hardware list you can run all code files present in the book (Chapter 1-17).

Software and Hardware List

Chapter Software required OS required
1-17 Rust Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Any)

We also provide a PDF file that has color images of the screenshots/diagrams used in this book. Click here to download it.

Get to Know the Authors

Rahul Sharma is passionately curious about teaching programming. He has been writing software for the last two years. He got started with Rust with his work on Servo, a browser engine by Mozilla Research as part of his GSoC project. At present, he works at AtherEnergy, where he is building resilient cloud infrastructure for smart scooters. His interests include systems programming, distributed systems, compilers and type theory. He is also an occasional contributor to the Rust language and does mentoring of interns on the Servo project by Mozilla.

Vesa Kaihlavirta has been programming since he was five, beginning with C64 Basic. His main professional goal in life is to increase awareness of programming languages and software quality in all industries that use software. He's an Arch Linux Developer Fellow, and has been working in the telecom and financial industry for a decade. Vesa lives in Jyvaskyla, central Finland.

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