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I know everyone says how good Rust's documentation is but I tried learning Rust with The Rust Book and found it frustrating: too long and wordy on the easy bits and without useful insight on the hard bits. I ended up buying Programming Rust by Jim Blandy [0] on a recommendation from HN comments and found it must easier to learn from. I'm already familiar with several other languages, which that book assumes, so your milage may vary.

[0] https://www.amazon.co.uk/Programming-Rust-Jim-Blandy/dp/1491...

tracker1 · 2019-05-31 · Original thread
Somewhat agreed... If I hadn't started with the O'Reily book[1], would probably order. If the eBook were half the price, would get it anyway.

Edit: looks like it's a few bucks less on Amazon

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Programming-Rust-Fast-Systems-Develop... [2] https://www.amazon.com/Rust-Programming-Language-Steve-Klabn...

integricho · 2019-04-23 · Original thread
Off-topic, but I'll just ask, is the book Programming Rust: Fast, Safe Systems Development 1st Edition [1] still relevant / worth reading (given the book is based on an older, although stable? version of Rust)? If it isn't, does anyone know maybe if a 2nd, updated edition can be expected?

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Programming-Rust-Fast-Systems-Develop...

AlexeyBrin · 2018-03-15 · Original thread
There are two books with similar titles and I'm under the impression that you don't talk about the one the OP had in mind:

https://www.amazon.com/Rust-Programming-Language-Steve-Klabn...

https://www.amazon.com/Programming-Rust-Fast-Systems-Develop...

I think both are good books, I already have the second one and preordered the first.

gcp · 2017-02-06 · Original thread
There's several external books. I started from this one (via Safari):

https://www.amazon.com/Programming-Rust-Fast-Systems-Develop...

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