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Association for Computing Machinery at the University of South Carolina

Intro to Rust


Joshua Nelson

This week, Joshua Nelson will be speaking about the Rust programming language: its strengths, weaknesses, and why many enterprise companies are using it and funding its development. Along the way, he will explain how Rust was created by a secret cabal of Haskell developers to teach programmers monads, how C++ is hampered by backwards compatibility, and why Rust can be easily compiled to WASM.

The slides for this talk are available. This talk was also recorded on YouTube.