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Overall, we think that this investment in Rust and WebAssembly has paid off: after a year and 37,000 lines of Rust code [ == egui, a Rust GUI library], we have significantly improved performance, stability, and CPU consumption and reduced memory utilization


Rust is one of the fastest-growing programming languages as it grew 234% in the past year…







An update on Memory Safety in Chrome

… we [Chrome security team] ’ll be exploring whether we can use a memory safe language for parts of Chrome in the future. The leading contender is Rust, invented by our friends at Mozilla …


*We are definitely excited about Rust! Its emphasis on safety, performance, and modern tooling all stand out. We’re also excited that we could use one language across embedded systems, simulators, tooling, and web apps. We are starting to prototype some new projects in Rust, but we are certainly jus…





… In fact, we strongly recommend writing new projects entirely in Rust to avoid data races altogether …



*Unfortunately, for the lower layers of the OS, Java and Kotlin are not an option … Rust provides memory safety guarantees by using a combination of compile-time checks to enforce object lifetime/ownership and runtime checks to ensure that memory accesses are valid. This safety is achieved while p…





The Rust Foundation will hold its first board meeting tomorrow, February 9th, at 4pm CT. The board of directors is composed of 5 directors from our Founding member companies, AWS, Huawei, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla, as well as 5 directors from project leadership, 2 representing the Core Team, as…