Last Week in Pony - September 1, 2019

Sunday, September 01, 2019 | 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, or our Zulip community.

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Items of note

  • Pony 0.31.0 was released on Saturday. There’s one small breaking change. There aren’t any major bug fixes or security patches so feel free to upgrade at your leisure.

    Release notes

  • Recording of the August 27, 2019 Pony developer sync is available here.

  • Sylvan Clebsch, orginitor of Pony, will be joining Sean T. Allen to give an all-day Pony tutorial at CodeMesh in London this November. Tickets are still available.

  • Andrew Turley proposed a Pony unsession at Strange Loop. If you’re going to Strange Loop and you’d like to see this happen, please add your name to the “interested” section.

  • Andrew Turley wrote a little program that grabs all of the recently updated issues in the ponylang org on GitHub and creates a little report for the sync. If you’re interested in seeing how to do things like use the GitHub HTTP API from Pony you can check it out.

RFCs

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

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AUTHOR

Theo Butler

Theo is a Pony contributor and student at Drexel University. His interests include persistent data structures, programming languages, and blues rock.