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Rust Standard Library Cookbook

By : Jan Hohenheim, Daniel Durante
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Rust Standard Library Cookbook

By: Jan Hohenheim, Daniel Durante

Overview of this book

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. By the end of the book, you will be proficient at using the Rust Standard library.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Introduction

Reinventing the wheel doesn't make sense. A great deal of functionality has already been provided by many programs that are more than happy to interact with your program. Of course, this offer is worthless if you're not able to communicate with them.

In this chapter, we are going to look at the most important formats in the Rust ecosystem in order to enable you to comfortably speak with other services.