Replacing FastAPI with Rust: Part 5 — Rocket 0.5

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.

In the previous post, I decided that Rocket is the best candidate to replace FastAPI with two big caveats:

  1. It requires nightly Rust, and therefore unstable features.