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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

  • токамак. Rust IDE package for Atom.
  • fancy-regex. A pure-Rust hybrid regular expression implementation.
  • RustPrimer. Rust primer for beginners (in Chinese). English translations underway.
  • Screech. Implementation of the Noise Protocol Framework in Rust.
  • Rusty Secrets. Rust implementation of threshold Shamir secret sharing.
  • Rustler. Safe Rust bridge for creating Erlang NIF functions.

Crate of the Week

This week's Crate of the Week is gcc, a crate to easily use the local C compiler, which makes FFI with a build script a breeze. Thanks to Ulrik Sverdrup for the suggestion!

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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

89 pull requests were merged in the last week.

Notable changes

New Contributors

  • Timon Van Overveldt
  • Tom Tromey
  • Varun Vats
  • vlastachu

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

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Quote of the Week

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