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  • Implementing a bot for Slack in Rust, Rocket and Anterofit - Part 2

    In the previous blog post we have learned how to make calls to the GitHub APIs using Anterofit. In this part, we will focus on using the Rocket framework for serving requests, as well as using ngrok for exposing the hexocat bot to the internet. Integrating Rocket The first step is to add Rocket as a dependency. Open the Cargo.toml file and append following...

  • Implementing a bot for Slack in Rust, Rocket and Anterofit - Part 1

    Rust is a systems programming language which enables developers to write safe and fast code without sacrificing high-level language constructs. At first, it seems that Rust is targeting only performance critical use cases, but the original intention is far more ambitious. Frameworks like Rocket, Serde and Anterofit make Rust a good fit for the web application development as well. This series of blog posts...

  • The road from Google Summer of Code student to organization administrator

    Google Summer of Code is a great opportunity for students not only to find a remote internship, but also to become long-term open source contributors. It is available almost to any students who have experience or knowledge of writing code, regardless of your speciality or physical location. Google has created unprecedented opportunity both for young developers and open source communities, which I think everyone...

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