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Programming in Rust (LFD480)

In this instructor-led course, you’ll obtain a solid understanding of idiomatic Rust and improve your developer productivity.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for system and application programmers interested in learning the Rust language.
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What You’ll Learn

This course teaches you to program in idiomatic Rust, applying concepts like ownership, borrowing and lifetimes; primitive and complex types; std collection; error handling; testing programs; profiling programs; concurrency; smart pointers; using C code with FFI; using Rust with containers and Kubernetes; and deployment on multiple architectures (AMD64, ARM64, RISCV64).
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What It Prepares You For

This course enables you to become a confident developer in the Rust programming language. You will be able to write small system programs using OS functions; single web page applications; API clients and servers; and programs that use Rust's concurrency features. Leveraging the rich Rust ecosystem, modules and tools, you will be able to start your own projects and engage with existing ones.
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Course Outline
Course Introduction
Rust Overview
My First Rust Program
Program Flow
Complex Data Types
Error Handling in Rust
Object-Oriented Programming in Rust
Open Source Functions
Unit Testing in Rust
Benchmarking Rust Programs
Smart Pointers
Concurrency in Rust
Rust capita selecta
Using Rust in Containers
Cross Compiling in Rust
Advanced Topics

Learners must have programming experience in another program language like C/C++, Java, JavaScript or Go.

Labs can be prepared and run on x86_64, ARM64 and RISCV64 systems. You should have at least 4GiB of RAM and 50GiB of free space. For the labs using containers and/or Kubernetes more RAM is advisable.