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 a pull request. Want to get involved? We love contributions.

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Updates from Rust Community

News & Blog Posts

New Crates & Project Updates

Other weeklies from Rust community

Crate of the Week

No crate was selected for CotW.

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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!

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

Updates from Rust Core

181(!) pull requests were merged in the last week.

New Contributors

  • Chris McDonald
  • Frank Rehberger
  • Jesus Garlea
  • Martin Thoresen
  • Nathan Musoke
  • ParkHanbum
  • Paul Lange
  • Paulo Matos
  • Peter N
  • Philip Davis
  • Pweaver (Paul Weaver)
  • Ross Schulman

Approved RFCs

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

No RFCs were approved 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

Upcoming Events

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Friends of the Forest

Our community likes to recognize people who have made outstanding contributions to the Rust Project, its ecosystem, and its community. These people are 'friends of the forest'.

This week's friends of the forest are:

I'd like to nominate Veedrac for his awesome contributions to various performance-related endeavors.

I'd like to highlight tomaka for his numerous projects (glium, vulkano, glutin). I know he's also involved in some other crates I take for granted, like gl_generator.

I like to play with gamedev, but I am a newcomer to OpenGL things and I have been very grateful for projects like glium and gl_generator that not only give me a good starting point, but through various documentation has informed me of OpenGL pitfalls.

He recently wrote a post-mortem for glium, which I think is good as a matter of reflection, but I'm still very impressed with that project, and the others he is tirelessly contributing to.

Well done!

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Quote of the Week

My favorite new double-meaning programming phrase: "my c++ is a little rusty"

Jake Taylor on Twitter.

Thanks to Zachary Dremann for the suggestion.

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This Week in Rust is edited by: nasa42, llogiq, and brson.