Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Ben Striegel

Ben Striegel
Community Manager, The Rust Programming Language


Ben Striegel is one of the earliest members of the Rust community, having stumbled across the language in 2011, and has been an active contributor to the project ever since. Today, Ben is a member of Rust’s official community outreach team and focuses on teaching and mentoring newcomers and interfacing with other open source communities.


9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 05/17/2016
The New Stuff
Location: Ballroom G Level: Intermediate
Ben Striegel (The Rust Programming Language)
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Ben Striegel leads an active, hands-on introduction to Rust, a new systems programming language from Mozilla that emphasizes guaranteed memory safety (no segfaults!), fearless concurrency (no data races!), and lightning-fast, zero-overhead execution (no garbage collector!). Ben explains Rust’s novel characteristics and demonstrates how you can put them to work in your own projects. Read more.