Last Week in Pony - October 29, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 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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News and Blogposts

Items of note

  • Pony now has an RFC-compliant WebSocket server: https://github.com/oraoto/pony-websocket !

  • The Pony development sync audio from last week is available right here, right now! Amongst other stuff it features Sylvan sharing pretty exciting ideas about the future of the Pony GC and thus the typ system itself.

  • George Steed’s Thesis “A Principled Design of Capabilities in Pony” is now available in the Papers section of the Pony website as well: https://www.ponylang.io/community/#papers. Last year George did a Virtual Users’ Group presentation on his thesis as well: https://vimeo.com/178522513

RFCs

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

AUTHOR

Matthias Wahl

Matthias is a mediocre programmer who is obsessed with lightweight concurrency primitives and property based testing. Secret Superpowers include: Confusing people on IRC.