The Embedded Working Group Newsletter - 8


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2018-07-29

This is the eighth 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

†: The CMSIS intrinsics will show up in the docs after the next successful nightly build (after 2018-07-30)

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!

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 11 0
Board Support Crates released 8 +2
Driver Crates Released released 11 +2
Driver Crates WIP WIP 35 +5
no-std crates released 12 +12

Help Wanted

  • The Embedded-WG is looking for someone to write an RFC for ARM Intrinsics to get them stabilized
  • Jonathan Pallant is looking for ideas to implement for the Monotron project. Check out the monotron blog post for more details!
  • The libm project is looking for help with refactoring in order to better support chips without hardware double-floating-point support