Last Week in Pony - May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017 | Posted in Last Week in Pony

Last Week In Pony is a weekly blog post to catch you up on the latest news for the Pony programming language. To learn more about Pony check out our website, our Twitter account @ponylang, or our Zulip community.

Got something you think should be featured? There’s a GitHub issue for that! Add a comment to the open “Last Week in Pony” issue.

A Call for Help!

  • Anyone interested in porting Pony to work on 64-bit ARM? If yes, we could use a maintainer, chime in on issue #1719.

Items of note


Interested in making a change, or keeping up with changes to Pony? Check out the RFC repo. Contributors welcome!

New RFCs

  • String concatenation syntax: A new syntax for concatenating Strings (and Stringables) that generates efficient code for creating the final String.


Sean T. Allen

Sean is a member of the Pony core team. His turn-ons include programming languages, distributed computing, Hiwatt amplifiers, and Fender Telecasters. His turn-offs include mayonnaise, stirring yogurt, and sloppy code. He is one of the authors of Storm Applied, and works at Microsoft Research.