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Rust 1.18 Release is now Available for Download

Rust 1.18 Release

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The latest Rust 1.18 release has been announced for general availability. This version comes with several fixes and improvements over the previous versions.

Rust is a systems programming language designed for speed and concurrency as well as stability and safety. Find out more here.

Highlights of the new Rust 1.18 Release

There is now new scoping method using the pub keyword using the crate keyword to restrict it to the crate and not outside of it. Windows users can enjoy a new attribute, #![windows_subsystem] allowing to control the /SUBSYSTEM flag in the linker were only console and windows are supported.

There is also a host of Library API sterilizations as well as new Cargo features. You can check out all the new features in the official release notes here.

New users can download the latest Rust 1.18 release here. Existing users can upgrade using $ rustup update stable.

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