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201809 - Meetup #1

lu-zero opened this Issue Sep 11, 2018 · 0 comments


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lu-zero commented Sep 11, 2018


27 September from 6.30pm to 9.30pm registration Meetup Mozilla-Torino




Intro: Useful rust-written small tools

  • rg grep everything faster and better
  • fd find stuff, without having to remember strange syntaxes
  • bat like cat, but with colors

Activity: Let's redo ifconfig

ifconfig is declared obsolete, but ip UX is far from as good, shall we see if we can make a small tool in rust to get the best of both worlds?

We'll use netlink, structopt and termcolor.
For a brief introduction about writing cli apps in rust we can refer to the cli-wg guide.


small web api with rocket, diesel

A good opportunity to explore some of the rust's specialty (error propagation, type safety, statically typed

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