@ c4

Does Rust have the neccessary ingredients for web development (yet)? Let’s find out in our next meetup on Wednesday 2017-03-01 – which might turn into a series!

  1. What's so hard about writing a Slack client in Rust?

    “I’ll just write a simple API wrapper for that. Give me two hours.” Does that sound oddly familiar? Don’t be fooled: writing an easy to use, idiomatic abstraction layer is a lot of work - in any language. I want to tell you my story about writing a Slack client in Rust. From documentation to testing and error handling there’s a lot of pitfalls to avoid and laughs to share.

  2. Diesel – Type Safe SQL

    Better refuel before we get started, this is a “Choose Your Own Adventure” talk—where the audience decides into which rabbit hole(s) we go down. Writing an actual app? Sure! Type system excursions? Always? Or maybe something about our test shenanigans? And of course fields of generated code as far as the eye can see!

Location: Chaos Computer Club Cologne (c4) e.V.

Heliosstr. 6a


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  • Via subway lines 3, 4, or 13 to “Venloer Straße/Gürtel” (exit the station towards “Heliosstr./Bezirksverwaltung”)
  • Via bus lines 141, 142, or 143 to “Venloer Straße/Gürtel”
  • Via train to “Köln-Ehrenfeld” (exit the station towards “Venloer Straße”)

Cross Venloer Straße and go into Heliosstraße. After 2–3min you arrive at the last building before an apartment complex labeled “Stayery” (on the right side). The entrance is next to the parking spots.