24 days of Rust - winreg

Fact: I'm writing these articles and examples on a Windows machine and so far everything compiles and works as expected. Just so you know, Rust supports Windows in the top tier. I'm mentioning it here since a few people I talked to assumed Windows support was sort of secondary, bolted-on later. This is not the case.

The library ecosystem also supports different operating systems fairly well. There are even cross-platform crates for stuff usually associated with Linux, such as curses or coreutils. However, some crates support only Linux or Windows by design. One of them is winreg - a Rust API to access Windows Registry.

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Written on Dec. 8, 2016