In the StackOverflow developer survey Rust has been the most loved programming language for five years in a row (2016-2021). Time to see why Mozilla’s creation is so popular. In this talk you’ll encounter many of Rust’s core features on a journey through a real codebase (a genetic programming simulator). As someone who has programmed in a number of languages Erik will highlight where Rust is different from other languages and what that means in day-to-day development. You’ll also get a glimpse of the growing ecosystem around Rust.
I’m a software developer and passionate technologist. As Head of Technology at Thoughtworks I help clients solve their business challenges using modern technologies, platforms, and practices.