Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust! Rust is a systems language pursuing the trifecta: safety, concurrency, and speed. This is a weekly summary of its progress and community. Want something mentioned? Tweet us at @ThisWeekInRust or send us an email! Want to get involved? We love contributions.

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This week's edition was edited by: Brian Anderson, Vikrant Chaudhary

From the Blogosphere

New Releases & Project Updates

  • stdx. Curated collection of well-regarded Rust crates.
  • ipc-channel. A multiprocess drop-in replacement for Rust channels.
  • rocket. A toy game in Rust, using Piston.
  • forkjoin. A work stealing fork-join parallelism library for Rust.
  • capsize. Conversions between units of capacity.
  • porthole. A tiny rust crate for resolving the next available network port.

What's cooking on nightly?

122 pull requests were merged in the last week.

New Contributors

  • Alex HotShot Newman
  • Christian Weinz
  • Esption
  • Georg Brandl
  • Jesús Espino
  • jethrogb

Approved RFCs

Final Comment Period

Every week the teams announce a 'final comment period' for RFCs and key PRs which are reaching a decision. Express your opinions now. This week's FCPs are:

New RFCs

Upcoming Events

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Quote of the Week

I think if someone placed the Rust and Go community in a room and asked them to fight, we'd probably just all order pizza and geek out over languages.Manish Goregaokar

Thanks to msiemens for the tip. Submit your quotes for next week!.