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  • awesome-rust

    A curated list of Rust code and resources.

    If you're looking for a good starting point, go to rust-awesome and find a library or framework you like, and start playing with it.

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    A bunch of lints to catch common mistakes and improve your Rust code. Book:

    If you intend to make yourself more employable, I can recommend you join the clippy project. We have mentored issues for new and grizzled rustaceans and it's an ideal way to foray into rust compiler contribution. The latter is both a prestigeous project and a good number of large companies are currently spinning up teams to chime in. So that's an ideal position to be in.

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