Last Week in Pony - April 26, 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020 | Posted in Last Week in Pony

Nightly builds of ponyc for FreeBSD 12.1 are available. pony-semver has moved into the ponylang organization. The past sync meeting discussed syntax changes for the call site of behaviours.

Items of note

  • Audio from the April 21, 2020 Pony sync is available here. There were a few topics of discussion. The primary topic was changing the syntax at the call site for behaviours from . to ~.

  • Nightly builds of ponyc are now available for download for FreeBSD 12.1. FreeBSD 12.1 nightlies are available from Cloudsmith.

  • pony-semver, a project started by @btab, has become an official Ponylang organization project. pony-semver is a semantic versioning library for Pony. It is being used in the corral dependency manager project.

  • Hydraconf is all online this July and they are looking for a Pony talk. Interested? Submit your talk today at: The deadline to submit is May 1st, 2020.


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Theo Butler

Theo is a member of the Pony core team. His interests include persistent data structures, programming languages, and writing software while listening to Swancore.