Speaker Details

Paul Watson


Paul is a polyglot UK Based Software Engineer with 15 years experience who has delivered everything from mobile applications, internet of things (IoT), enterprise big data to responsive web applications.

Rust for Java Developers

Hands-on Lab
Programming languages

The language that everyone wants to learn. Famed for its speed, correctness and memory safety, Rust is an up and coming language that has reached a level of maturity and should be considered for a space in our developer toolbox. We will cover the fundamentals of Rust from the perspective of developers who's main language is JVM based:

How do I start?

What is familiar?

What is different?

What to avoid?

In this lab we will learn Rust by building a command-line application together. No previous experience is necessary but you should be familiar with Java or similar.

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