Rust is generally seen as an alternative to C and C++. But it is also gaining popularity for writing simple CLI programs, as a little stricter, faster and more easily distributable alternative to Python and Ruby. This is not only because CLI programming is in itself approachable, but also because there's ample convenient tooling around.
This talk will guide through writing your first CLI program: from getting set up over the basics of the language to parsing command line arguments to doing some useful work on common formats.
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Getting started with CLI programs in Rust
Florian Gilcher is a member of the Rust project and active on the global community team. Outside of the project, he's mostly into server-side programming, distributed systems and databases of all kinds. He's also a trainer for Rust, Ruby and Elasticsearch.