Rust From the Ground Up
Rust From the Ground Up
Real World CLI Programming in Rust
About the Book
The Rust programming language has an incredibly steep learning curve: to write their first program a new Rust programmer has to make a significant upfront investment in becoming familiar with a large amount of syntax and gaining an understanding of the concepts underpinning the language (some of them unique to Rust). Most books are structured as an introduction to Rust's syntax, data structures, and functions, illustrating each with unrealistic examples. Each chapter in Rust From the Ground Up examines the original BSD sources for a well-known Unix CLI program and introduces enough Rust to incrementally build a fully functional copy. This practical approach gradually teaches the reader how to write real world code in idiomatic Rust, without overwhelming them with advanced language concepts such as lifetimes. This book flattens Rust's learning curve, showing you how to build powerful applications that can handle realistic conditions such as edge cases and errors. Every new Rust programmer should read Rust From the Ground Up first, enabling them to build intuition and gain confidence to continue their journey towards becoming an advanced Rust developer.
Table of Contents
- true and false ✅
- yes ✅
- head ✅
- wc ✅
- POSIX cat ✅
- BSD cat ✅
The Leanpub 60-day 100% Happiness Guarantee
Within 60 days of purchase you can get a 100% refund on any Leanpub purchase, in two clicks.
See full terms
80% Royalties. Earn $16 on a $20 book.
We pay 80% royalties. That's not a typo: you earn $16 on a $20 sale. If we sell 5000 non-refunded copies of your book or course for $20, you'll earn $80,000.
(Yes, some authors have already earned much more than that on Leanpub.)
In fact, authors have earnedover $12 millionwriting, publishing and selling on Leanpub.
Learn more about writing on Leanpub
Free Updates. DRM Free.
If you buy a Leanpub book, you get free updates for as long as the author updates the book! Many authors use Leanpub to publish their books in-progress, while they are writing them. All readers get free updates, regardless of when they bought the book or how much they paid (including free).
Most Leanpub books are available in PDF (for computers) and EPUB (for phones, tablets and Kindle). The formats that a book includes are shown at the top right corner of this page.
Finally, Leanpub books don't have any DRM copy-protection nonsense, so you can easily read them on any supported device.
Learn more about Leanpub's ebook formats and where to read them