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

Crate of the Week

Despite there being no votes, the crate of this week is abrute, a crate to brute-force AES keys. Thanks to Daniel P. Clark for the suggestion.

Submit your suggestions and votes 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

117 pull requests were merged in the last week

New Contributors

  • Andreas Jonson
  • Barret Rennie
  • Garrett Berg
  • hinaria
  • James Munns
  • Kevin Hunter Kesling
  • leavehouse
  • Maik Klein
  • mchlrhw
  • Nikolai Vazquez
  • Niv Kaminer
  • Pirh
  • Stephane Raux
  • Suriyaa ✌️️

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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Rust Jobs

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Quote of the Week

The long compile breaks give me time to focus on TV.

/u/staticassert on watching TV while programming in Rust.

Thanks to /u/tomwhoiscontrary and /u/kixunil for the suggestion.

Submit your quotes for next week!

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