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Repo: https://cgit.kde.org/kdev-cargo.git/about/
 
Repo: https://cgit.kde.org/kdev-cargo.git/about/
  
== External ==
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= Documentation =
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==== Rust Documentation Hub ====
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Contains multiple knowledge bases, of which the most useful for beginners are probably [https://doc.rust-lang.org/book/ The Book] and [https://doc.rust-lang.org/stable/rust-by-example/ Rust By Example].
  
=== Projects ===
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Link: https://doc.rust-lang.org/
  
* [https://github.com/rust-qt/cpp_to_rust cpp_to_rust] - using C++/Qt from Rust
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==== Tutorials ====
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* [https://blog.devolutions.net/2018/06/insider-series-using-rust-code-in-a-cc-project-with-cmake Using Rust Code in a C/C++ Project with CMake]
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* [https://michael-f-bryan.github.io/rust-ffi-guide/ Using unsafe for Fun and Profit] - tutorial for CMake-based Qt GUI using Rust library for the business logic
  
=== Documentation ===
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= Useful components for KDE development =
* [https://doc.rust-lang.org/ doc.rust-lang.org] - Rust Documentation Hub site
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==== C/C++ <-> Rust bridging ====
 
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* [https://github.com/rust-qt/ritual ritual] - crate generator to use C++/Qt libraries from Rust
=== Tutorials ===
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* [https://github.com/rust-lang/rust-bindgen bindgen] - Rust binding generator for C libraries
* [https://michael-f-bryan.github.io/rust-ffi-guide/ Using unsafe for Fun and Profit] - tutorial for CMake-based Qt GUI using Rust library for the business logic
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* [https://github.com/eqrion/cbindgen cbindgen] — C binding generator for Rust crates

Revision as of 17:24, 1 April 2020

Rust in KDE

KDE projects that use Rust

Ikona — an icon preview utility for KDE Plasma

Repo: https://invent.kde.org/kde/ikona

ActivityDesk — a Qt/KDE-centric ActivityPub (Mastodon) client

Repo: https://invent.kde.org/jalcine/activitydesk

KDE tools for Rust

Rust Qt Binding Generator

To use Rust code from Qt and QML code

Repo: https://cgit.kde.org/rust-qt-binding-generator.git/about/

Kate LSP Plugin

Rust Language Server can be used in Kate via the LSP plugin.

Repo: https://invent.kde.org/kde/kate/-/tree/master/addons%2Flspclient

KDevelop Rust Language Support Plugin

To work on Rust code & projects in KDevelop.

Repo: https://cgit.kde.org/kdev-rust.git/about/

KDevelop Cargo Support Plugin

To manage, build and run Rust packages (crates) with Cargo.

Repo: https://cgit.kde.org/kdev-cargo.git/about/

Documentation

Rust Documentation Hub

Contains multiple knowledge bases, of which the most useful for beginners are probably The Book and Rust By Example.

Link: https://doc.rust-lang.org/

Tutorials

Useful components for KDE development

C/C++ <-> Rust bridging

  • ritual - crate generator to use C++/Qt libraries from Rust
  • bindgen - Rust binding generator for C libraries
  • cbindgen — C binding generator for Rust crates

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