Room 2 

13:40 - 14:40 


Talk (60 min)

Unleashing 🦀 The Ferris Within

"Let's rewrite it in Rust" is no longer a party joke. It's happening! Let me share a couple of stories of learning, appreciating and rewriting stuff in Rust.


How we came to love 🦀 Ferris: cargo cult or real need?
What is it like to come at Rust from two very different directions: C++ and C#? What are the gaps, the needs, the gems and the tools you should know about? Here's a real journey and the various experiments leading up towards the success stories at Microsoft.
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Victor Ciura

Victor Ciura is a Principal Engineer on the Microsoft365 Substrate team, building the Rust foundational libraries needed as part of the broader 🦀Oxidizer effort across the organization.

Spent the last 20+ years doing systems programming in C++ on various teams, such as: Visual C++(DevDiv), Advanced Installer, Clang Power Tools.

He’s a regular guest at Computer Science Department of his Alma Mater, University of Craiova, where he gives student lectures & workshops on algorithms and optimization techniques, using modern C++, Rust, Haskell.

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