Last Week in Pony - August 20, 2017

Sunday, August 20, 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, our users’ mailing list or join us on IRC.

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0.18.0 Released!

Yesterday we released Pony 0.18.0. It includes a high-priority bug fix in the compiler. Upgrading as soon as possible is recommended. Please note amongst the other changes is a small breaking standard library change, so we advise reading the release notes before you proceed.

Items of note

News and Blog Posts

  • “Charles” stopped by the #ponylang IRC channel during the week with a few questions and happened to mention a game he just started developing. Read “Stars take-off” to learn more.

RFCs

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

Approved RFCs

Final Comment Period

AUTHOR

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 VP of Engineering at Wallaroo Labs.