What are modern & stable tools & frameworks for REST API

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  • diesel

    A safe, extensible ORM and Query Builder for Rust

    Diesel is quite nice for SQL imo, but some don't like it. I'd recommend at least giving it a try.

  • sqlx

    🧰 The Rust SQL Toolkit. An async, pure Rust SQL crate featuring compile-time checked queries without a DSL. Supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, and MSSQL. (by launchbadge)

    Can't mention Diesel without someone throwing out SQLx, the other major competitor for using SQL from Rust.

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  • actix_sqlx_mysql_user_crud

    A user crud written in Rust, designed to connect to a MySQL database with full integration test coverage.

    If you want an idea of what you'd be getting into, take a look at this example CRUD I wrote w/ actix-web, sqlx, and serde: actix sqlx usercrud

  • zero-to-production

    Code for "Zero To Production In Rust", a book on API development using Rust.

    If you'd like a book to give you an introduction to the basics of everything (maybe not OpenAPI, but I'm unsure) you're asking for, I highly recommend zero2pord. It's unfinished, but I think it's got plenty to get you up to speed in its current form. You can also find all of the finished chapters on the authors blog.

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