Erik is head of technology at ThoughtWorks and contributor of several important programming books
In the StackOverflow developer survey Rust has been the most loved programming language for five years in a row (2016-2020). 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.