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The Chromium Project will support the Rust programming language

January 13, 2023

Via: TechSpot

Rust was sponsored and supported by Mozilla as a way to build a new, more secure and better performing web browser. Now, Google will soon start using the language for its own Chromium project, which means Mountain View is seemingly preparing a more secure future for the ubiquitous Chrome browser.

Chrome Security Team member Dana Jansens announced the new development through Google’s Security Blog. Moving forward, the Chromium project is going to support libraries written in Rust. The developers are already working on a production Rust toolchain to add to the Chrome build system, which should bring actual Rust code to Chrome binary files “within the next year.”

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