24 days of Rust - lettre

lettre is a library to send emails over SMTP from our Rust applications. Like many other crates in the growing, but still young Rust ecosystem, it is still a work in progress. But while there are a few features missing from lettre, we can send some emails right now!

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Written on Dec. 22, 2016

24 days of Rust - zeromq

Important note: this article is outdated! Go to http://zsiciarz.github.io/24daysofrust/ for a recent version of all of 24 days of Rust articles. The blogpost here is kept as it is for historical reasons.

ZeroMQ is a language-independent messaging solution. It's not a full-fledged system such as for example RabbitMQ, basically it's just a transport layer. From the programmer's perspective working with it doesn't differ much from ordinary sockets, but there's a lot of power hidden underneath. The zeromq crate is a native Rust implementation and while still lacking a lot of features, it is already usable today.

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Written on Dec. 20, 2014