Learning Rust by comparing it to Ruby

Michael Krisher
2 min readJan 16, 2024

Originally intended to be a newsletter series.

For the past few months, I have been learning Rust. While doing so, I’ve been comparing it to another language I am very fluent in–Ruby. The languages are vastly different and their ecosystems advocate for different use cases as well, but a string is a string. And a struct is a struct. Or are they?

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