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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)

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There are many types that use interior mutability. Among them are Cell, which, instead of handing out references, simply copies the value it stores. This is nice when storing primitive types such as i32 or bool, as they all implement copy anyway.

Others are RwLock and Mutex, which are important for parallelism, as we shall see in their recipes in Chapter 7, Parallelism and Rayon; Access resources in parallel with RwLocks.