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Last Week in Pony - September 24, 2017

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.

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Pony Stable 0.1.0 Released

Pony-stable, the Pony dependency manager, hit its first release 0.1.0 and is now available for convenient installation on your package manager of choice. Find out more in the release blog post.

Items of note

  • We just reached the magical number of 100 contributors on the ponyc repository. Thanks to everyone of you for bringing Ponylang to its current shape!
  • In case you missed the Pony development sync of September 13th 2017. The audio recording is available for your listening pleasure. Highlights this week are jemc and praetonus hunting down a bug in ponyc (thrilling!), jemc talking about the ponycc compiler design and someone trying to be sean (and failing miserably).
  • RFC 46 - More Random Methods has been implemented and will be available with the next release of ponyc.


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