Rust Foundation launches grants for developers
The new Community Grants Program provides Rust developers with financial support for projects that benefit the programming language.
The Rust Foundation hopes to stimulate the development of apps that showcase Rust's potential. The new grant program is supported by major tech companies, includi... Read more
SentinelOne detects Rust-based supply chain attack
SentinelOne recently discovered a supply chain attack that uses components of the Rust programming language. The attack involves a malicious 'crate' in the Rust dependency community repository.
According to SentinelOne, hackers used a so-called CrateDepression attack to introduce a malicious cra... Read more
Community Grants program 2022 launched by the Rust Foundation
The Rust Foundation is offering assistance to its people with its Community Grant Program 2022. Applications open on April 1st, 2022.
The big guns like AWS, Google, and Huawei have allocated the Rust Community Grants Program budget for 2022, amounting to $625,000. The Community Grants Program wi... Read more
Rust quickly releases update patch for version 1.58
The developers of Rust released 1.58.1, the first quick fix for the recently released 1.58.
The update patches a single security vulnerability and multiple bugs. CVE-2022-21658 is the most significant issue fixed. The vulnerability stems from function 'std::fs::remove_dir_all', allowing hackers... Read more
Rust 1.58 should make the programming language more accessible
Programming language Rust was updated to version 1.58, bringing new functionality and improved accessibility. The release also contributes to the increasing support of the programming language by the Linux kernel.
Rust received improvements and functionality with the release of stable version 1.... Read more
Rust emerges as Linux’s second official language
The latest patch for Linux seems to have made Rust the official second language for the open source OS.
The Google-powered effort to make Rust a second programming language in Linux kernel development after C is quickly becoming a reality. Key to the project is Spanish developer Miguel Ojeda. He... Read more
New Rust 1.56.0 provides means for extending application lifespans
Programming language Rust has gained more functionality with the stable release of version 1.56.0
The release allows developers to create backwards compatibility for earlier versions, making it the definitive opt-in-version among 2021 releases of the programming language.
Extending applicatio... Read more
The latest version of the programming language Rust is now available
Rust version 1.54 introduces some new stable features. Two additions are particularly interesting. One of them has to do with WebAssembly being used as a target platform, and the other is the use of macros in attributes.
This version also stabilizes some APIs and trait implementations, particula... Read more
Rust in the Linux Kernel is getting support from Google and ISRG
A recent proposal to make the Rust programming language one of the two main languages for the Linux kernel is getting a major boost from Google and the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). The group is behind the Let’s Encrypt certificate authority.
The main goal for this proposal is to pu... Read more
Rust 2021: What to expect
Rust 2021 is scheduled for release in October, with new insights from the Rust team revealing what to expect. Rust 2021 is the third edition of the language. The way the team releases it is, leverages opt-in updates that introduce features without backward compatibility.
For developers, the chan... Read more