Cargo VS windows-rs

Compare Cargo vs windows-rs and see what are their differences.

Cargo

The Rust package manager (by rust-lang)

windows-rs

Rust for Windows (by microsoft)
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Cargo windows-rs
120 59
8,342 6,620
3.3% 2.7%
9.8 9.6
6 days ago 7 days ago
Rust Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Cargo

Posts with mentions or reviews of Cargo. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-19.

windows-rs

Posts with mentions or reviews of windows-rs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Cargo and windows-rs you can also consider the following projects:

winapi-rs - Rust bindings to Windows API

RustCMake - An example project showing usage of CMake with Rust

Clippy - A bunch of lints to catch common mistakes and improve your Rust code

cargo-outdated - A cargo subcommand for displaying when Rust dependencies are out of date

crates.io - Source code for crates.io

opencv-rust - Rust bindings for OpenCV 3 & 4

RustScan - 🤖 The Modern Port Scanner 🤖

cargo-check

rust-analyzer - A Rust compiler front-end for IDEs [Moved to: https://github.com/rust-lang/rust-analyzer]

rust-windows-dll - Macro for dynamically loading windows dll functions

cargo-edit - A utility for managing cargo dependencies from the command line.

overflower - A Rust compiler plugin and support library to annotate overflow behavior