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Mozilla Advances Rust Programming With v0.7 Release

Mozilla

Published on 03 July 2013 09:31 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla
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Version 0.7 of Mozilla's Rust programming language is now available.

Per the release announcement, "This release had a markedly different focus from previous releases, with fewer language changes and many improvements to the standard library. The highlights this time include a rewrite of the borrow checker that makes working with borrowed pointers significantly easier and a comprehensive new iterator module (std::iterator) that will eventually replace the previous closure-based iterators."

More details on Rust 0.7 can be found via the release notes. Rust is a compiled programming language designed for safe, concurrent, and practical programming.

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