Rocket on Fedora

This post is a very small example of how you can start creating small web apps with Rocket which extensively uses Rust under the hood. This post will just give an idea about how to get started if you are totally new to rust.

Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code. -

Getting started:

Start by installing rust nightly on your system or virtual box:

$ curl -sSf | sh -s -- --channel=nightly


Setting up Project and Dependencies:

Setting up the project is easy cas you can go ahead and execute

cargo new hello-rocket --bin

Once the execution is completes , you will have a binary application created with a Cargo.toml file and src dir with inside it.

For setting up the dependencies you need to update the Cargo.toml file.

Now,it's time to update the source file with some values to show up when we run the up. In my case , I have given a static str.


Compile and Deploy on Local Host:

Deployment is easy , all you need to do is to execute cargo run


Localhost will have the data which in this case the str which I passed.


  1. 1. The only place where you mention Fedora is title. I don't see how it's relevant that you are using this distro.

    2. It would be much lighter (in size) and more readable if instead of screenshots you would provide source code as text.

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