Connect a Rust application to Neon
Set up a Neon project in seconds and connect from a Rust application
This guide describes how to create a Neon project and connect to it from a Rust application.
Create a Neon project
If you do not have one already, create a Neon project. Save your connection string and password. They are required when defining connection settings.
To create a Neon project:
- Navigate to the Projects page in the Neon Console.
- Click New Project.
- Specify your project settings and click Create Project.
Configure the connection
To run the Rust solution below you have to install the required dependencies. You can do this by running
cargo add postgres postgres_openssl openssl.
Add the Neon connection details to your
main.rs file, as in the following example:
You can find all of the connection details listed above in the Connection Details widget on the Neon Dashboard. For more information, see Connect from any application.
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