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Rust is a compiled programming language designed for speed, concurrency, and memory safety. Rust programs can run almost anywhere, from low-power embedded devices to web servers.
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About Rust

pub fn hello() -> &'static str {
    "Hello, World!"
}

Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. It aims to bring modern language design and an advanced type system to systems programming. Rust does not use a garbage collector, using advanced static analysis to provide deterministic drops instead. It accomplishes this via the concept of ownership.

Rust's core and the standard library are intentionally minimal; batteries are not included. Rustaceans are instead encouraged to add libraries, called crates, to the language by sharing them on crates.io.

Rust is most frequently used for applications where speed, performance and stability are essential. The Awesome Rust list collects examples of Rust projects, which include CLI tools, ORMs, operating systems and games. Regardless of what you build in Rust, it will be fast and memory safe!

The home page for Rust is rust-lang.org. Rust has excellent documentation at rust-lang.org/documentation.html. Newcomers should start with "The Book" located at doc.rust-lang.org/book/.

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Meet the Rust Track mentors

Once you join the Rust language track, you will receive support and feedback from our team of mentors. Here are the bios of a few of the mentors of this track.

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Paul Otto https://github.com/potto007

I love Rust for its type-safety, its approach to memory management, and its helpful compiler messages. I currently use Rust in side projects, and I'm working towards getting Rust into use at work.
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David Carroll https://github.com/axesilo

My primary professional language is Python, which I like for its flexibility and expressiveness, but I also enjoy using Rust because of its power and high-quality tooling. I'm a former CS professor.
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Nathan West https://github.com/Lucretiel

I've been a developer for well over a decade now, with a mastery of C++, Python, Javascript, and (recently) Rust. For someone who's always loved C++'s emphasis on zero-cost abstraction and RAII semantics, Rust has been a basically flawless expression of my own design sensibilities. I've always had a passion for helping & teaching others, so feel free to come to me with any Rust questions you might have.
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Nithin Reddy https://github.com/rednithin

An avid believer of the Feynman technique. Currently a professional trying to learn Rust and also teach it at the same time.
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Andrew Radev https://github.com/AndrewRadev

Rust is a language that feels as comfortable as the next Ruby. While I can't say I'm an expert quite yet, I've taught a university course in it, so I hope I've picked up enough skill to help beginners out.
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Brenton Alker https://github.com/tekerson

Rust brings an expressive type-system to low-level perfomance and portability. The WASM support ties in particularly well with web development where I spend most of my time and I'm excited to join others on this learning path.
Fun. Challenging. Interesting

Community-sourced Rust exercises

These are a few of the 93 exercises on the Rust track. You can see all the exercises here.

Custom Set
medium
equality
generic over type
structs
vectors
Beer Song
easy
case
strings
loops
vectors
Luhn From
medium
from trait
higher order functions
iterators
str to digits
Sum Of Multiples
easy
borrowing
math
algorithms
Palindrome Products
medium
calculation
structs
math
strings
Armstrong Numbers
easy
math
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Meet the Rust Track maintainers

The Rust Maintainers are the brains behind the Rust Track. They spend their spare time creating interesting and challenging exercises that we can all learn from. We are incredibly grateful for their hard work. Here are the bios of a few of the maintainers of this track.

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Oleksii Filonenko

I love Rust for being strict, performant, ergonomic and enjoyable at the same time. After being a mentor for some time, I decided to be a maintainer. Looking forward to it!
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Peter Tseng

"Break glass in case of emergency" maintainer
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Peter Goodspeed-Niklaus

definitely not an ai gone rogue
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Meade Kincke Code Artistry

I love real-world, usable examples. I'm a huge fan of being able to help others to make something work how it should with maximum performance. I especially love Rust and have written a tool called BrewStillery in it and GTK-rs.

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