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Discussion on: Explain Rust like I'm five

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As stated in other post, Rust is a low level language. Therefor, some complexity related to memory and process management come into play. Many struggle with the borrow checker which is the equivalent of pointer in c++ in terms of pain. However, the syntax is pretty simple and straightforward. Writing in rust can remember writing in JavaScript. Also, Rust can be seen as a functional programming language.

To conclude, it's a good language and you can learn a lot with it. It's backed but numerous companies and know a rapid growth which seems far from being stopped. After, as Kasey Speakman stated, product make money, not language. But popular language tends to be attractive in a market way.