Rust has quickly become an incredibly popular language with exceptional tooling, documentation and a renowned community that welcomes and helps those who are new. It is intended as a systems programming such as C/C++ but has modern functional capabilities and intentionally-designed safety features.

We will not assume knowledge of Rust and will introduce the major features of this modern systems programming language. This will include:

  • The Rust memory model
  • Traits and Generics
  • Lifetimes
  • Functional programming
  • The Standard Library
  • Concurrency

Come learn why Rust is one of the most popular and important programming languages of the 21st Century.

About Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten is a liberal arts-educated software engineer with a focus on forward-leaning technologies. His experience has spanned many industries including retail, banking, online games, defense, finance, hospitality and health care. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and lives in Auburn, CA. He focuses on web architecture, resource-oriented computing, social networking, the Semantic Web, data science, 3D graphics, visualization, scalable systems, security consulting and other technologies of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. He is also a rabid reader, devoted foodie and has excellent taste in music. If pressed, he might tell you about his International Pop Recording career.

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