The ins and outs of Rocket, in detail.

The Rocket Programming Guide#

Welcome to Rocket!

This is the official guide for Rocket v0.5. It is designed to serve as a starting point to writing web applications with Rocket and Rust. The guide is also designed to be a reference for experienced Rocket developers. This guide is conversational in tone. For purely technical documentation with examples, see the API documentation.

The guide is split into several sections, each with a focus on a different aspect of Rocket. The sections are:

Getting Help#

The official community support channels are on Matrix and the bridged #rocket IRC channel on Libera.Chat at We recommend joining us on Matrix via Element. If you prefer IRC, you can join via the Kiwi IRC client or a client of your own. The FAQ also provides answers to commonly asked questions.