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Last Week in Pony - April 08, 2018

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.

News And Blog Posts

  • There is a brand new blog post from the folks at WallarooLabs about how their Python API works with Pony: Edit: The link has since gone invalid so we’ve removed.

  • A new package for Linear Algebra in Pony by GitHub user @dougmacdoug has been released: linal (The original Announcement).

  • Due to GitHub removing anonymous gist creation it was not possible to create gists on the Pony Playground for some days. But Paul stepped in and fixed that. Thank you!

Last Week’s Playground

This Playground link showcases a tool to execute your pony source code directly on linux systems using binfmt_misc or a shebang:

Last Weeks Playground - April 08, 2018

In case you want to submit one (which I highly recommend), just add it as a comment to the current Last Week in Pony Issue and let people vote with +1 reactions. The one with the most votes is presented (Or i just present them all. Depends on my Sunday evening mood).

Pony Development Sync

The Pony developers met on their weekly sync call on Wednesday April 04, 2018. Check out the recorded audio.

The next one is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 03:30 PM (GMT-04:00) America/New York via zoom. We’d love to have you there.


Under active discussion

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