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Fundamentals of Rust

Understanding the concepts of Rust starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Programming Rust: Fast, Safe Systems Development

Programming Rust: Fast, Safe Systems Development

The Rust systems programming language combines that control with a modern type system that catches broad classes of common mistakes, from memory management errors to data races between threads.

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Beginning Rust: From Novice to Professional

Beginning Rust: From Novice to Professional

Beginning Rust starts with the basics of Rust, including how to name objects, control execution flow, and handle primitive types. You'll see how to do arithmetic, allocate memory, use iterators, and handle input/output.

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Command-Line Rust: A Project-Based Primer for Writing Rust CLIs

Command-Line Rust: A Project-Based Primer for Writing Rust CLIs

For several consecutive years, Rust has been voted "most loved programming language" in Stack Overflow's annual developer survey. This open source systems programming language is now used for everything from game engines and operating systems to browser components and virtual reality simulation engines. But Rust is also an incredibly complex language with a notoriously difficult learning curve.

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Rust Standard Library Cookbook

Rust Standard Library Cookbook

Mozilla's Rust is gaining much attention with amazing features and a powerful library. This book will take you through varied recipes to teach you how to leverage the Standard library to implement efficient solutions. The book begins with a brief look at the basic modules of the Standard library and collections. From here, the recipes will cover packages that support file/directory handling and interaction through parsing. You will learn about packages related to advanced data structures, error handling, and networking. You will also learn to work with futures and experimental nightly features. The book also covers the most relevant external crates in Rust.

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Zero To Production In Rust: An introduction to backend development

Zero To Production In Rust: An introduction to backend development

Zero To Production is the ideal starting point for your journey as a Rust backend developer.You will learn by doing: you will build a fully functional email newsletter API, starting from scratch.

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Rust in Action

Rust in Action

Rust in Action is a hands-on guide to systems programming with Rust. Written for inquisitive programmers, it presents real-world use cases that go far beyond syntax and structure. Rust in Action introduces the Rust programming language by exploring numerous systems programming concepts and techniques.

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