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Francesco Ciulla
Francesco Ciulla

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What is Rust?

What is Rust? 🦀

Rust is a programming language (developed by Mozilla) that is designed to be:

  • fast
  • concurrent
  • safe

Rust helps write faster, more reliable software.

High-level ergonomics and low-level control are often at odds in programming language design.

Rust challenges that conflict, by balancing powerful technical capacity and a great developer experience: it gives you an easy option to control low-level details, such as memory usage.

Rust is known for its strong emphasis on memory safety and security, making it a good choice for writing programs that NEED to be reliable and efficient.

It has a growing community of users and is becoming increasingly popular for developing a wide range of applications, such as:

  • systems programming
  • web assembly
  • machine learning.

Rust for Web3

Rust is also used in many Blockchains:

  • Solana
  • Polkadot
  • Ethereum
  • Hypereldger Sawtooth
  • Near Protocol

Online book

There is an online version of the Rust Programming language:
https://doc.rust-lang.org/stable/book

Learn in public

I am starting a new YouTube series to learn it in public, check it here https://youtu.be/w5LvdWq2R6I:

Rust from Zero

Conclusion

I want to learn Rust from Zero, and I will do it publicly.

If you are interested, let me know 🦀

Thanks for reading, I am Francesco and you can find me here: Francesco

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Artur Świerc • Edited on

I'm wondering if Rust will be as popular as python/PHP/java, for now, if you'll say Rust everyone thinking about blockchain, am I right?
I'm a web dev and just thinking about learning rust for it (web-dev), but I didn't find many outer purposes to do that. I mean not sure if Rust will be a good choice in the future for web-dev, what do you think?

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David Cantrell

I don't think "blockchain" when people say "Rust". Indeed, if I did think that I'd also think "so don't bother learning Rust" :-) I've come across far more actual useful non-scammy stuff written in Rust though.

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Artur Świerc

David, could you give some examples of this kind of thing? I'm also curious about what more can be done in Rust

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Chas

I suggest you read up on actix actix.rs/ and actix-web actix.rs/docs/whatis/

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Artur Świerc

Thanks! I will!

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Francesco Ciulla

for now I am really loving it. I think a langauge ius alla bout its community, and for now I never heard someonesaying "Rust sucks". It's also the most loved programming language on Stack Overflow survey, and they are great signals

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Shubhangi✨

All the best with learning Rust!!

Amazing blog !!

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Francesco Ciulla

thank you Shubhangi! you are doing great!

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Rakesh.js

Nicely explained, Fran👏

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Francesco Ciulla

thanks Rakesh!

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RayMiles

Nicely explained

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Francesco Ciulla

Thank you RayMiles!

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Al - Naubit

Hey, it was a nice read, you got my follow, keep writing!

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Francesco Ciulla

Thank you !

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shoruntech

All the best @francesco, you are really doing a great work.

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Francesco Ciulla

thank you @shoruntech !

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Sujay Shukla

Thank you so much man🔥💯, your tutorials are just awesome.
So, I'm gonna get all of about rust from your tutorial series.

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Francesco Ciulla

thank you!

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Anderson (Ndubisi) Victor

Amazing post. Already learning basics

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Francesco Ciulla

thank you!

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daizrai

Its amazing, I suggest you to visit apksbrand

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Francesco Ciulla

thanks

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