[rust-dev] Student projects/internships

Brian Anderson banderson at mozilla.com
Fri Jan 13 11:03:01 PST 2012



----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Rajchenbach-Teller" <dteller at mozilla.com>
> To: rust-dev at mozilla.org
> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 4:25:28 AM
> Subject: [rust-dev] Student projects/internships
> 
> Dear list,
> 
>  As some of you know, I am one of the persons in charge of
>  relationships
> to Universities. As a big fan of Rust, I would love submitting
> Rust-related student projects and/or internships.
> 
> From the top of my heads, I am considering the following topics, and
> I
> would like to hear your thoughts about them and the general idea of
> getting Rust in the hands of students:
> - writing a modern http server (or an irc server) in Rust;

I would like a node.js clone using Rust+SpiderMonkey. This will require libuv bindings in std, which on its own is a sizable project.

> - contributing to some of the "easy" bugs;
> - getting Rust to produce Android binaries (it doesn't yet, does
> it?);

It doesn't. This is a good project.

> - developing a web framework for Rust;
> - adding high-level bindings to a number of system-level libraries
> (e.g.
> nss);
> - ...
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 

* An actor library comparable to Scala or Akka.
* A DBMS interface with bindings for at least 2 DBs.



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