Introducing Abscissa: iqlusion’s security-oriented Rust application framework
By Tony Arcieri
Earlier this month we released Abscissa: our security-oriented Rust application framework. After releasing v0.1, we’ve spent the past few weeks further polishing it up in tandem with this blog post, and just released a follow-up v0.2. The Abscissa source repository is hosted on GitHub.
Here at iqlusion we have developed a number of Rust applications, ranging from CLI applications (e.g. devops tools) to network services including the Tendermint Key Management System. Many of these applications used a common set of crate dependencies and copy/paste boilerplate. After a lot of work, we have moved (or are in the process of moving) all of these tools to Abscissa.
Don’t let the “version 0.2” fool you: the codebase that would become Abscissa is now a little over a year old. We have deliberately left the version number in the “0.0.x” range because much of it started as ugly...
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