JavaScript: Empowered by Rust

Rust is powering the next generation of JavaScript tooling including Turbopack, Rspack, Parcel, SWC, lightningcss, and more.

What does this mean for JavaScript developers? Isn’t Rust a low-level language like C?

In this talk we’ll explore what Rust is being used for on the frontend and introduce the language from the perspective of a JavaScript developer. We’ll cover the basics and the similarities between writing JavaScript and writing Rust before covering the range of ways JavaScript and Rust can be used together to empower developers to create better products.


Chris Biscardi

Independent Full Stack Product Engineer, Educator, Author of "Rust Adventure"

Chris is an independent full stack product engineer focusing on JavaScript and Rust. He teaches Rust at and helps companies adopt emerging technology.

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Wednesday Oct 4 / 03:55PM PDT ( 50 minutes )


Pacific DEKJ


Frontend Rust Wasm


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