Set up the Rust development environment

Beginner
Student
Developer
Visual Studio Code
Azure

Learn how to set up the Rust development environment, write a program, and use the Cargo build system.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Set up your development environment for using Rust.
  • Write a simple "Hello, world!" program.
  • Use Cargo, Rust's build tool and dependency manager.

Prerequisites

  • A Windows, Mac, or Linux computer
  • Knowledge of how to download programs from the internet