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Rust Web Programming - Second Edition

By : Maxwell Flitton
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Rust Web Programming - Second Edition

By: Maxwell Flitton

Overview of this book

Are safety and high performance a big concern for you while developing web applications? With this practical Rust book, you’ll discover how you can implement Rust on the web to achieve the desired performance and security as you learn techniques and tooling to build fully operational web apps. In this second edition, you’ll get hands-on with implementing emerging Rust web frameworks, including Actix, Rocket, and Hyper. It also features HTTPS configuration on AWS when deploying a web application and introduces you to Terraform for automating the building of web infrastructure on AWS. What’s more, this edition also covers advanced async topics. Built on the Tokio async runtime, this explores TCP and framing, implementing async systems with the actor framework, and queuing tasks on Redis to be consumed by a number of worker nodes. Finally, you’ll go over best practices for packaging Rust servers in distroless Rust Docker images with database drivers, so your servers are a total size of 50Mb each. By the end of this book, you’ll have confidence in your skills to build robust, functional, and scalable web applications from scratch.
Table of Contents (27 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Part 1:Getting Started with Rust Web Development
4
Part 2:Processing Data and Managing Displays
8
Part 3:Data Persistence
12
Part 4:Testing and Deployment
16
Part 5:Making Our Projects Flexible
19
Part 6:Exploring Protocol Programming and Async Concepts with Low-Level Network Applications

Technical requirements

In this chapter, we’ll build on the code built in Chapter 9, Testing Our Application Endpoints and Components. This can be found at the following URL: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Rust-Web-Programming-2nd-Edition/tree/main/chapter09/building_test_pipeline.

The code for this chapter can be found at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Rust-Web-Programming-2nd-Edition/tree/main/chapter10.

This chapter also has the following requirements:

  • We will be using Terraform to automate the building of our servers. Because of this, we will need to install Terraform using the following URL: https://learn.hashicorp.com/tutorials/terraform/install-cli.
  • When we are using Terraform, it will be making calls to the AWS infrastructure. We will need AWS authentication, which will be done using the AWS client. We will be using the AWS client in this chapter, which can be installed using the following URL: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide...