Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2019

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gtk-rs: newest and future developments

Progress report on GTK+ Rust bindings


A tour on newest and future developments for gtk-rs, the Rust bindings to GTK+.

Agenda

Introduction:

  • Small presentation of Gtk-rs project.
  • Small code demonstration.

Last year developments:

  • Add of futures to handle asynchronous function calls.
  • Generation of union types.
  • A lot of new types/functions generated.

Next developments:

  • Generate bindings for functions/methods taking callbacks as argument.
  • Long run: being able to "subclass" widgets.
  • Global API improvements as always!
  • Generate sys crates documentation on gtk-rs.org as well?

gtk-rs ecosystem:

  • A lot of projects are starting to use gtk-rs, two of them are part of the ten most active GNOME projects on gitlab (Fractal - https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Fractal - and Podcasts - https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Podcasts).
  • Some (nice) API are built upon it like relm (https://github.com/antoyo/relm).

Question time!

Speakers

Guillaume Gomez

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