The 10th Embedded WG Newsletter (and a new blog!)


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Check out the 10th Embedded WG Newsletter on our blog! Also check out the RSS Feed to keep up to date with newsletters, important notices, and guest articles!


This is the tenth newsletter of the Embedded WG where we highlight new progress, celebrate cool projects, thank the community, and advertise projects that need help!

If you want to mention something in the next newsletter, make sure to leave a comment on the issue.

Highlights

  • We have a blog! We’ll be posting newsletters, notices for upcoming changes, and embedded related articles there in the upcoming future. Use RSS? It has an RSS feed! Check out the blog on github to make any corrections or to contribute an article
  • Nightly Rust has switched to lld for Cortex-M targets as a default. See the blog post for how to handle this change
  • There have been updates to cortex-m, cortex-m-rt, and cortex-m-quickstart! Check out the linked changelogs to see what is new. Also, the latest release of each of these no longer require arm-none-eabi-gcc!

Embedded Projects

If you have an embedded project or blog post you would like to have featured in the Embedded WG Newsletter, make sure to mention it on the tracking issue for the next newsletter, we would love to show it off!

  • Support for aarch64-unknown-none has landed upstream! It is now possible to write bare-metal Rust code for 64-bit ARM architectures

embedded-hal Ecosystem Crates

As part of the Weekly Driver Initiative, crates that are part of the embedded-hal ecosystem are now tracked in the Awesome Embedded Rust repository. Here is a current snapshot of what is available there:

Type Status Count Diff
Device Crates released 14 0
HAL Impl Crates released 12 +1
Board Support Crates released 9 0
Driver Crates Released released 11 0
Driver Crates WIP WIP 39 +1
no-std crates released 13 +1

Help Wanted