What is Rust?
Former Mozilla employee Graydon Hoare initially created Rust as a personal project. The first stable release, Rust 1.0 was released on May 15, 2015. Rust is a multi-paradigm programming language that supports imperative procedural, concurrent actor, object-oriented and pure functional styles, supporting generic programming and metaprogramming statically and dynamically.
The goal of Rust is to be a good programming language for creating highly concurrent, safe, and performant systems. Learning Rust