Cargo is Rust's best feature

Cargo is Rust's best feature

Rust is a fantastic language. It feels like the 'Ur Language' at the end of the road that C++ has been moving towards for years. It has performance and memory safety, but its best feature is the convenience afforded to it by Cargo, its build system, package manager, and concierge to the whole rust ecosystem.

Cargo book:

Power of Convenience

Guided Development

$ cargo bench

Ur Language?!

Rust is a relatively new language, so it's had (and used!) the opportunity to take on the best ideas from all of the other languages that have come before it. I've a fair bit of C++ experience (look for my name in the list of technical reviewers for More Effective C++). It has... TODO

Published 11 Jul 2024