Coming out of Mozilla Research, Rust is a robust and fast programming
language. It's robust because the compiler guarantees memory-safety
and thread-safety . It's fast, because it does not need a garbage
collection, has a very light runtime and, under the hood, benefits
from clangs low-level optimizations.
On top of that, it comes with a dependency management system that even
npm maintainers admitted to be beautiful . This allows Rust to spawn a
large stack of use-cases from Systems programming e.g. for operating
systems to WASM in the browser.
Perhaps that's why Rust has been voted the most loved language on Stack Overflow for the last 4 years in a row  and why more and more companies
(e.g. Mozilla, Oracle, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft) are using it. 
Speaker: Stefan Kaestle, Oracle Labs @stefankaestle
18:00-18:15 Welcome Drinks / Get together
18:15 -21:15 Code4Fun Hands-on Workshop
21:15 -22:00 Pizza & Beer
1) Why another language, Why Rust ? Architecture and benefits.
2) Setup Rust development environment on your system.
3) Create first project + Hello world
4) Look at crates.io package registry + write a fast regex file parser
5) Rust + web assambly an introduction
Location: Oracle Office Prime Tower Zurich
Bring your own laptop (Linux, MacOS or Windows) with admin rights to install software.
Target Audience: Developers, Architects, technology enthusiast with intermediate development skills.
Let's build save and efficient code on Rust.
See you there !