Rust is versatile!
It's hacktoberfest!!! In this issue, we have a call for contributors to the AeroRust organisation. AeroRust's sole goal is to build the ecosystem of Rust 🦀 in Aerospace 🚀. Read through the issues in the open source section of this newsletter to be a part of it!!!
In this issue we also feature a lightweight JSON, TOML and YAML processor built by Michael Uti (who we also have a Rust Developer Story about), a twitter bot built by Ayomide Onigbinde and an update to Victor Aremu's macOs app launcher - Zap
Open Source projects
Ayomide Onigbinde built Zoovebot, a (tiny) Twitter bot that converts a link to a track from one music streaming platform to others. When the bot is mentioned on Twitter, it detects and fetches the link to the track on
Rust Universal Querier
Michael Uti built RUQ (Rust Universal Querier), a lightweight JSON, TOML and YAML processor which uses jq-like syntax.
AeroRust "Are we in space?" catalogue contributions
It's #hacktoberfest and you can contribute by simply adding aerospace-related crates to the new aerorust.org website.
AeroRust NMEA 0183 - Supporting additional sentences
Another #hacktoberfest issue from AeroRust. This issue involves adding parsing for new sentences currently not available in the NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) 0183 crate. Check out the issue and start by writing a single parser with the provided resources.
AeroRust Call for content
AeroRust wants to fill in their website with additional information about the community, how people can join, contribute, etc. They even have a blog that needs articles related to the aerospace industry and Rust, so if you have ideas, share them in the issue.
Since the last release, Victor Aremu has updated Zap with new features, UI improvements and bug fixes to further help you focus on tasks while using macOS