Microsoft: Here’s why we love programming language Rust and kicked off Project Verona

Microsoft has explained why it’s pursuing ‘safe systems programming’ through efforts like its experimental Rust-inspired Project Verona language and its exploration of the Rust programming language for Windows code written in C++. The short answer is that Microsoft is trying to eliminate memory-related bugs in software written in languages like C++, according to Microsoft Rust expert Ryan Levick.

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