Replacing FastAPI with Rust: Part 3 — Trying Actix

The Rust mascot ‘Ferris the Crab’ holds the logos for FastAPI and Rust and is smooshing them together.
Cover image created by me using Ferris the Crab, the Rust logo, and the FastAPI logo.

This post is part of a series. If you haven’t already, you may want to read the previous post before continuing.

TL;DR

I got actix-web + Paperclip working with AWS SAM. Development was time consuming, troubleshooting was frustrating, and the end result was fragile and ugly. In future blog posts I will be experimenting with other solutions and…