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Is it time to rewrite everything in Rust?

is seen by many as the least bad language but is still far from perfect.

So here is what I think it would take to make it the "perfect" language

📖 kerkour.com/what-a-better-rust

Last week we saw which language's features we are going to use to implement our crawler in Rust, so today we start to actually implement it 👨‍💻

kerkour.com/rust-crawler-imple

There is no one month without some popular dependencies found to be compromised or backdoored.

Let see how hackers get write access to software packages in practice 👉 kerkour.com/supply-chain-attac

Scraping is the process of turning unstructured web data into structured data

Crawling is the process of running through a lot of interlinked data (web pages for example)

So let see how to create a crawler in

kerkour.com/rust-crawler-assoc

Scraping is the process of turning unstructured web data into structured data

Crawling is the process of running through a lot of interlinked data (web pages for example)

So let see how to create a crawler in

kerkour.com/rust-crawler-assoc

Some days I start thinking about if life is too short to fight 's borrow checker 👉 kerkour.com/life-is-short-rust

What do you think?

Concurrency issues are the fear of a lot of developers. Due to their unpredictable behavior, they are extremely hard to spot and debug.

Here is how Rust prevents concurrency issues in practice: kerkour.com/rust-fearless-conc

From lone wolves to teams of hackers, developers to analysts, the profile of attackers is highly diversified.

Here is a short summary of the different skills needed to carry offensive (cyber) operations: kerkour.com/profiles-cyberatta

I sincerely believe that is a huge step forward in terms of software reliability and performance, which directly translate to $$ and time saved

But like all technologies, it has drawbacks that may not make it the best choice for your project. Today I want to explore what I think are bad use cases for Rust.

👉 kerkour.com/why-not-rust

is designed by a committee, by choice.

If you ever have managed a project, you should smell the unfocused monstrosity from 100 KM away.

And yet, after many years, I've come to the conclusion that in Rust's case, it's a huge asset instead of a liability.

📖 kerkour.com/rust-is-minimalist

Turning a web browser extension into a botnet and exfiltrating sensitive data used for may be closer to reality than you think.

📖 kerkour.com/hacking-stories/pu

I'll be honest, I never successfully learned , the holy grail of functional languages

But, a language perfectly mixing imperative and functional programing now exists

You got it, we are talking about
👉 kerkour.com/rust-functional-pr

Job queues are a central piece of any web application but they come with a high operational cost

What if instead of adding another piece we could use something we already have?

I’m talking about our old friend

👉 kerkour.com/rust-job-queue-wit

From my experience writing and digging into Rust codebases, lifetime annotations induce a cognitive load that distracts from getting the actual work done.

So here is my secret to write clean Rust code 🦀✨
👉 kerkour.com/blog/rust-avoid-li

Let us not beat around the bush: Rust is not easy to learn. It took me nearly 1 year of full-time programming in to become proficient, but it's absolutely worth it.

It requires a complete mental model switch 👉 kerkour.com/rust-mental-models

When 2 parties, let's say Alice and Bob, want to exchange messages over an insecure channel, they need to find a way to share a secret that can't be guessed by potential eavesdroppers

Here is how 👉 kerkour.com/end-to-end-encrypt

World is in turmoil.

While I can't predict what will happen on the physical side of things, there is one thing I'm sure: Cyberwar will intensify a lot in the coming weeks / months.

This is why I decided to create a big discount for my book Black Hat Rust.

More details + coupon: kerkour.com/black-hat-rust-dis

What is your definition of success?

The answers to this question are almost universally the same:
- Making a lot of money
- Having a lot of sxx partners
- Being a famous

And these answers are universally wrong. They are the default answers, dictated by universal metrics, which are the lowest denominators of the ~8 billion Humans.

👉 kerkour.com/alignment

Due to its unmatched reliability and efficiency, Rust is greatly appreciated for web services

But it may be hard to choose which one to use

This is why I just did this comparative analysis to help you decide
👉 kerkour.com/rust-web-framework

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