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: Vikrant and llogiq.

Updates from Rust Community

News & Blog Posts

Notable New Crates & Project Updates

Crate of the Week

This week's Crate of the Week is rotor, a mio-based async-IO library providing an event loop, state machine combinators and futures.

Thanks to LilianMoraru for the suggestion.

Submit your suggestions for next week!

Call for Participation

Always wanted to contribute to open-source projects but didn't know where to start? Every week we highlight some tasks from the Rust community for you to pick and get started!

Some of these tasks may also have mentors available, visit the task page for more information.

If you are a Rust project owner and are looking for contributors, please submit tasks here.

Updates from Rust Core

95 pull requests were merged in the last week.

Notable changes

New Contributors

  • dileepb
  • Katze
  • Kevin Stock
  • Michael Huynh
  • Stephan Hügel
  • tormol

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:

No RFCs are currently in final comment period.

New RFCs

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

No jobs listed for this week.

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GSoc Projects

Hi students! Looking for an awesome summer project in Rust? Look no further! Chris Holcombe from Canonical is an experienced GSoC mentor and has a project to implement CephX protocol decoding. Check it out here.

Servo is also accepting project submissions under the Mozilla banner. See if any of the project ideas appeal to you and read the advice for applications.

Quote of the Week

Haskell: When you want to feel smarter than everyone else in the universe.

Rust: When you want to feel like an idiot because even a mere compiler is smarter than you.

Manishearth on /r/rust.

Thanks to Sinistersnare for the suggestion.

Submit your quotes for next week!