Rust is a multi-paradigm programming language, similar to C++.

What Is Rust?

Rust is a multi-paradigm programming language that was designed with performance as well as safety in mind. This is especially the case for safe concurrency. Rust is synthetically similar to C++ and it can guarantee memory safety by using a borrow checker in order to validate the references. 

The programming language was designed by Graydon Hoare at Mozilla Research, but it also had contributions from Dave Herman, Brendan Eich as well as other people throughout its development cycle. This language ended up being refined while writing the Servo layout or browser engine as well as the Rust compiler.

Throughout the years, it has gained a lot of use within the industry, with companies such as Microsoft experimenting with it in order to secure safety-critical software components.

Rust has a reputation for being one of the most beloved languages since 2016.

Rust has an entire ecosystem built around it. In fact, aside from the compiler, it features many aspects when it comes to creating as well as maintaining production-quality software. Multiple concurrent Rust toolchains can be installed as well as managed through “rustup” and the Rust installations come with Cargo, which is a command-line tool used to manage dependencies, rust nets, generate documentation and a lot more.