Chapter 1 Introduction

Rust is a modern systems programming language focusing on safety, speed and concurrency. It accomplishes these goals by being memory safe without using garbage collection.

Rustr helps you integrate R and Rust easily. This is a collection of examples show you how to use this library.

Rustr is inspired by the awesome Rcpp package. Some of the examples are learned from the Rcpp project.

Be sure to have Rust and R installed, and let’s start!