Last Week in Pony - June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018 | 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 Blog Posts

  • Stephan Renatus is now a committer for stable. Welcome to the team, Stephan!

  • stable, the Pony dependency manager, had a new version released: 0.1.4. Now it supports fetching dependencies from GitLab for all those folks who are #movingtogitlab.

  • The net/http package containing code for creating HTTP/1 clients and servers, parsing, building and manipulating URLs is about to be removed from the standard library with the next Pony minor release. It will live in its own repository at https://github.com/ponylang/http and will be called http. It is already available as of now. Full information on the reasoning for the removal is available in RFC 55: Remove HTTP packages from Stdlib.

RFCs

Final Comment Period

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.