Polishing Rust

Rust v1.35.0: Language tweaks, including new closure trait implementation

Sarah Schlothauer
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Rust continues to be a favorite for developers. In 2019, it polled as the number one most loved programming language in the StackOverflow dev survey. The latest stable release of Rust is here: v1.35.0. This release adds new implementations, new stable APIs, and some tweaks.

Rust-lang updated to stable version on May 23, 2019.

The announcement from the developer team reads:

The Rust team is happy to announce a new version of Rust, 1.35.0. Rust is a programming language that is empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software.

What did the team add in this new release? The dev team made several new implementations and improvements, including a new version of rustup. Let’s browse through the changelog and see how this update polishes to a shine.

Rust v1.35.0 features

Here are some of the highlights added to the language:

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For more information on the latest release and a full list of changes, refer to the changelog on GitHub.

Additional changes and tweaks

This stable release makes a few little changes for overall improved performance.

SEE ALSO: Meet Osaka, a Rust async for explicit, well-defined code that doesn’t take up too much space

Grab the latest version

Upgrade to the latest release via rustup:


(Don’t have rustup? Visit this page to install.)

Want auto-updates? So does Rust. Check out this pull request suggesting self-updates in order to fix bugs right away.

What work has yet to be done on the language? This Reddit comment goes into the details of what’s in store for the language, how far it has come, and how to help future releases meet their goals.


Sarah Schlothauer

Sarah Schlothauer

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Sarah Schlothauer is the editor for She received her Bachelor's degree from Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey. She currently lives in Frankfurt, Germany with her husband and cat where she enjoys reading, writing, and medieval reenactment. She is also the editor for Conditio Humana, an online magazine about ethics, AI, and technology.

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