Who Should Read This Book
If you’re already a systems programmer, and you’re ready for an
alternative to C++, this book is for you. If you’re an experienced
However, you don’t just need to learn Rust. To get the most out of the language, you also need to gain some experience with systems programming. We recommend reading this book while also implementing some systems programming side projects in Rust. Build something you’ve never built before, something that takes advantage of Rust’s speed, concurrency, and safety. The list of topics at the beginning of this preface should give you some ideas.