Is it better to bet on Haskell as the more comprehensive language for early DAPP development on Cardano or should I go with Rust? I don’t have time to do both.
Hello and welcome @DAPP360_MIKE,
glad to see you here. If it is your intention to write Dapps, then you need Plutus (very close to Haskell only a few differences). Rust is not an option. You can get the Plutus book on Leanpub for a price you set yourself, even free. https://leanpub.com/plutus-smart-contracts
A great way to start is the free Udemy course for Marlowe (DSL): https://www.udemy.com/marlowe-programming-language/
There is also one for Plutus:
To give you a better entry point, visit testnets overview page:
Especially the playgrounds:
I have the Plutus book already and started learning Haskell. However, I do see the Shelley Rust test net is ahead of the Haskell. So, i got a little concern that i am betting on the wrong horse.
I see. In the Shelley Rust testnet, only the node (jourmungandr) is written in Rust, not in Haskell. It has nothing to do with the smart contract language of Cardano.
Makes sense. Thanks.