@ c4

This time around we’ve decided to test something new. We’ll try to solve a set of beginner level tasks, under different constraints: write it in a functional style, get the shortest source code possible, make it as simple or convoluted as possible, and whatever else comes to mind. The intend is that under these constraints we’ll learn about new language features and library functions, from each other, as well as the documentation.

Depending on participation and experience we’ll solve the tasks as one large group, or split up into smaller ones. So don’t be afraid to drop by, even if your very new to Rust. However, even if you’re already fairly experienced, there may still be something new to learn.

You can register here.

The meetup will likely be held in German, we will however reevaluate this at the beginning of the evening and may switch to English if needed.

Your help is welcome: We are always looking for talks - just send us your ideas! :-)

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.