Rust 101 – 10: Strings

What a String is in Rust, and how they differ from &str. Strings are resizeable arrays of bytes that are guaranteed to be in UTF-8 format. &strs are references to chunks of bytes that are also guaranteed to be in UTF-8 format.

If you want to learn more about UTF-8 and character encodings, check out my video Interesting Characters.

Series: Language basics, More syntax, Traits and generics, Building applications, Concurrency and parallelism, Trait objects

This section (More syntax): 5: References, 6: Structs and Enums, 7: Panic and Result, 8: Methods, 9: Vec and Box, 10: Strings, 11: Exercises A2

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