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Ethan Mak


Rockstar Desktop Application Developer

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Chinmay Singhal

Delhi, India

⚡Your end to end web solution ⚡

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Clark Alesna


Expert in blockchain & web development

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Aashish Vichare ✨


Fullstack Engineer: Efficient and Cost effective

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Raymond Hong

Los Alamitos, United States

Full Stack Web3 Engineer

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AHJ George

Desert Hot Springs, United States

Data Visualization Artist & Copywriter

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Victor | Pillow

United States

Empowering Businesses with Innovative Web Solution

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Lucky Nweke

Awka, Nigeria

Expert Blockchain Developer | Solidity | Rust

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Joe Germain

Medellín, Colombia

Efficient Web Developer, DevOps & Project Manager

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Matthew Wood

Ontario, Canada

Full-Stack Developer | AI Integration Export

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John Chao

Richmond, Canada

Master of modern full-stack techniques

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Navin Philip

Thiruvananthapuram, India

Fueling innovation with a passion for technology.

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Jônatas Oliveira

79 Lörrach, Germany

Mastering web & cloud: Consult me for tech magic

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Asher Bond

San Leandro, United States

Copywriter, LinkedIn Top Voice in Software Design

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Softquake Systems Pvt. Ltd.


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Raghav Narang


High-Performance Systems with Secure Solutions

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Bruno Gomes

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Senior Fullstack Engineer

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Hamza Tariq

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Common projects for Rust experts

Developing system-level software and applications using Rust.

Creating web applications with a Rust backend.

Building game engines or video games using Rust.

Writing safe and concurrent systems in Rust.

Working on embedded systems using Rust.

Developing operating systems with Rust.

Tips for working with and hiring Rust experts

Understand the role

Rust developers are skilled in using the Rust programming language for system-level programming. Be clear about the tasks you need them to perform, whether it's building a web application or an operating system.

Check their experience

Review the developer's previous projects to understand their expertise in Rust. Look for projects similar to yours and evaluate the quality of their work.

Set clear expectations

Define your project's scope, deadlines, and deliverables. Make sure your Rust developer understands your project's requirements and can meet your expectations.

Maintain communication

Keep regular contact with your Rust developer. Use Contra's communication features to discuss project updates, provide feedback, and address any issues promptly.

How to hire Rust experts

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a Rust Developer. This could include system-level programming, web application development, or creating a game engine.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to Rust development, and how they handle various aspects of Rust programming. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Rust experts

1. Can you describe a project where you used Rust to solve a complex problem?

2. How do you ensure your Rust code is efficient and maintains the safety features of the Rust language?

3. Can you explain how you manage memory in Rust and discuss a time when this was particularly challenging?

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Frequently asked

Rust is a high-level, general-purpose programming language that is known for its performance and safety, especially safe concurrency. It is often used for system-level programming, game development, and other performance-critical applications.

Rust is a high-level, general-purpose programming language that is known for its performance and safety, especially safe concurrency. It is often used for system-level programming, game development, and other performance-critical applications.

A freelance Rust developer uses the Rust programming language to develop software, web applications, operating systems, or other system-level programs. They may also maintain and optimize existing Rust programs.

Hiring a Rust developer on Contra gives you access to top Rust talent. You can review their portfolio, collaborate effectively, and handle contracts and payments all within Contra's platform.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Rust developers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Rust developers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Rust skills include developing operating systems, game engines, web applications, and other system-level software. Rust is also commonly used in performance-critical applications and for creating safe, concurrent systems.

The cost of hiring a Rust developer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project, the developer's experience, and the project duration. The typical cost for Rust programming language expertise freelancers is around $25-$30 per hour.

Freelance Rust developers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. Payments for each milestone are funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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