Hacker’s Guide to Rust Programming

By Vigneshwer Dhinakaran

Venture deep into the belly of the Rust programming language design and concepts to uncover the secret incantations to create safe and fast applications

General Description

Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. It won the first place for "most loved programming language" in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey in 2016 and 2017.

But what makes Rust so fast & safe? Starting from the basics, this workshop will walk you through the core design & concepts of Rust Language which includes:

  • Syntax and keywords in Rust

  • Concept of ownership and borrowing to understand memory safety & management

  • Polymorphism using Traits

  • Error handling in Rust

  • Package management using Cargo tool

  • Famous Rust tools like clippy, Rustfmt, Rustup etc

  • Live demos of web development, FFI to understand different applications

Discover this and more tips to build creating highly concurrent and highly safe systems using Rust.