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Will Rust Make Mozilla Cool Again?

  • July 8, 2015
  • By Developer.com Staff

Mozilla's Firefox browser has fallen from its peak popularity and now claims only 12 percent of the desktop browser market. But another Mozilla project, the Rust programming language, is gaining traction. ReadWrite's Matt Asay writes, "In short, Rust has the potential to completely up-end the industry, and make Mozilla more relevant than ever."

Many developers say that Rust combines the best of modern programming languages with the best of low-level languages. According to Mozilla, it "is able to fuse the expressive syntax and flexibility of high-level languages with the unprecedented control and performance of a low-level language." And Redmonk's Stephen O'Grady says, "Anecdotal evidence [that] has been accumulating for some time that the language is piquing the interest of developers from a variety of spaces."

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