Last Week in Pony - May 24, 2020

Sunday, May 24, 2020 | Posted in Last Week in Pony

Damon Kwok has been doing a ton of awesome work on the Emacs ponylang-mode. Sean T Allen gave an informal presentation on Pony to the Houston Functional Programmers Users Group.

Items of note

  • Audio from the May 19th, 2020 Pony development sync is now available. https://sync-recordings.ponylang.io/r/2020_05_19.m4a

  • Damon Kwok is now a maintainer for ponylang-mode. Welcome to the team Damon!

  • @damon-kwok is closing issues on ponylang-mode faster than you can say “Gosh, I sure do love Emacs!”. If you are using melpa-latest, you should already have a bunch of changes. If you use melpa-stable, don’t worry, a new release is coming soon! Thanks @damon-kwok! We love all that you are doing.

  • The “Pony Considerations” gist has been updated with new information for folks who are interested in learning Pony.

  • On Wednesday, Sean T Allen gave an informal presentation on Pony to the Houston Functional Programmers Users Group. The recording is available on live.com.

Releases

  • Version 1.0.1 of crypto has been released. See the release notes for more details.
  • Version 0.1.0 of main-actor-documentation-action has been released. See the release notes for more details.
  • Version 0.2.0 of changelog-bot-action has been released. See the release notes for more details.
  • Version 0.2.1 of http_server has been released. See the release notes for more details.
  • Version 0.1.0 of ponylang-mode has been released. See the release notes for more details.
  • Version 0.1.1 of ponylang-mode has been released. See the release notes for more details.
  • Version 0.5.2 of ponyup has been released. See the release notes for more details.

RFCs

Final Comment Period


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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AUTHOR

Theo Butler

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