Command-Line Rust: A Project-Based Primer for Writing Rust CLIs (True PDF)

Command-Line Rust: A Project-Based Primer for Writing Rust CLIs (True PDF)

English | January 13, 2022 | ISBN: 1098109430 | True PDF | 398 pages | 5.5 MB

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.

Rather than focus on the language as a whole, this guide teaches Rust using a single small, complete, focused program in each chapter. Author Ken Youens-Clark shows you how to start, write, and test each of these programs to create a finished product. You'll learn how to handle errors in Rust, read and write files, and use regular expressions, Rust types, structs, and more.

Discover how to

Use Rust's standard libraries and data types such as strings, vectors, dictionaries, and sets to create systems programsWrite and test Rust programs and functionsRead and write files, including stdin, stdout, and stderrDocument and validate command-line argumentsWrite programs that fail gracefullyParse raw and delimited textUse and control randomness

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