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Rust Web Development with Rocket

By : Karuna Murti
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Rust Web Development with Rocket

By: Karuna Murti

Overview of this book

Looking for a fast, powerful, and intuitive framework to build web applications? This Rust book will help you kickstart your web development journey and take your Rust programming skills to the next level as you uncover the power of Rocket - a fast, flexible, and fun framework powered by Rust. Rust Web Development with Rocket wastes no time in getting you up to speed with what Rust is and how to use it. You’ll discover what makes it so productive and reliable, eventually mastering all of the concepts you need to play with the Rocket framework while developing a wide set of web development skills. Throughout this book, you'll be able to walk through a hands-on project, covering everything that goes into making advanced web applications, and get to grips with the ins and outs of Rocket development, including error handling, Rust vectors, and wrappers. You'll also learn how to use synchronous and asynchronous programming to improve application performance and make processing user content easy. By the end of the book, you'll have answers to all your questions about creating a web application using the Rust language and the Rocket web framework.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1: An Introduction to the Rust Programming Language and the Rocket Web Framework
Part 2: An In-Depth Look at Rocket Web Application Development
Part 3: Finishing the Rust Web Application Development

Part 1: An Introduction to the Rust Programming Language and the Rocket Web Framework

In this part, you will learn about the Rust programming language, including the basics of it, how to install it on your operating system, and how to use the Rust tools and package registry. You will also create a Rocket web application and configure, compile, and run it. We will look at installing and including other packages for web applications. We will use sqlx for web application connection to relational databases.

This part comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Introducing the Rust Language
  • Chapter 2, Building Our First Rocket Web Application
  • Chapter 3, Rocket Requests and Responses
  • Chapter 4, Building, Igniting, and Launching Rocket
  • Chapter 5, Designing a User-Generated Application