Why is Rust Successful?
Over the last year, Rust has found production adoption beyond Mozilla at Dropbox, Chef, Canonical and others, powering whole new production systems. Why is such a young language suddenly so eagerly picked up?
Rust is a surprisingly versatile language bringing safety increases to both the server-side and memory-constrained systems like IoT devices. But it isn't only a safe language, but also one to pleasantly program in. Rust provides both abstraction capabilities usually reserved to higher-level languages as well as fine-grained control upon need. The talk will give an overview of the problems Rust allows to solve better - in practice!
Prerequisite attendee experience level: beginner