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Rust in action: systems programming concepts and techniques

Last updated Aug 24, 2022

# Rust in action: systems programming concepts and techniques


  • CiteKey:: mcnamaraRustActionSystems2021
  • Type:: Book
  • Author:: Timothy Samuel McNamara
  • Publisher:: Manning
  • Year:: 2021
  • ISBN:: 978-1-61729-455-6
  • Format:: PDF
  • Link:: Rust in Action (manning.com)


Rust in Action introduces the Rust programming language by exploring numerous systems programming concepts and techniques. You’ll be learning Rust by delving into how computers work under the hood. You’ll find yourself playing with persistent storage, memory, networking and even tinkering with CPU instructions. The book takes you through using Rust to extend other applications and teaches you tricks to write blindingly fast code. You’ll also discover parallel and concurrent programming. Filled to the brim with real-life use cases and scenarios, you’ll go beyond the Rust syntax and see what Rust has to offer in real-world use cases.

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  • Keywords:: Computer programming, Rust (Computer program language), Systems programming (Computer science)


Includes index
Introducing Rust – Part 1, Rust language distinctives. Language foundations ; Compound data types ; Lifetimes, ownership, and borrowing – Part 2, Demystifying systems programming. Data in depth ; Memory ; Files and storage ; Networking ; Time and timekeeping ; Processes, threads, and containers ; Kernel ; Signals, interrupts, and exceptions

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