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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From the Blogosphere

New Releases & Project Updates

Slides and talks from RustCamp!

RustCamp was on Saturday, August 1st. It was lovely event populated by lovely people. If you couldn't make it here are the slides from some of the talks. Hopefully the remainder of slides will become available this week. Video recordings will be available at an indeterminate future date.

What's cooking on nightly?

130 pull requests were merged in the last week.

New Contributors

  • Agoston Szepessy
  • Andrew
  • Andrew Kuchev
  • Blake Loring
  • Daniel Albert
  • diaphore
  • Jeehoon Kang
  • Kieran Hunt
  • krumelmonster
  • Mark Buer
  • Nicolette Verlinden
  • Ralf Jung
  • Taliesin Beynon

Approved RFCs

Changes to Rust follow the Rust RFC (request for comments) process. These are the RFCs that were approved for implementation this week:

Final Comment Period

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

New RFCs

Internals discussions

Upcoming Events

If you are running a Rust event please add it to the calendar to get it mentioned here. Email Erick Tryzelaar or Brian Anderson for access.

fn work(on: RustProject) -> Money

There are some jobs writing Rust! This week's listings:

  • Assistant Researcher in Karlsruhe, Germany for embedded development on ARM stm32. Contact Oliver Schneider

Quote of the Week

It should be noted that the authentic Rust learning experience involves writing code, having the compiler scream at you, and trying to figure out what the heck that means. I will be carefully ensuring that this occurs as frequently as possible.

From @Gankro's Learning Rust With Entirely Too Many Linked Lists.

Thanks to @carols10cents for the tip. Submit your quotes for next week!.