[erlang-questions] [ANN] Cowboy 0.6.0

André Graf <>
Wed May 23 16:48:57 CEST 2012


Congratz! just upgraded from 0.5.*, worked like a charm!

Cheers
André

On 23 May 2012 15:15, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Long awaited Cowboy 0.6.0 is finally available.
>
> Cowboy is a small, fast, modular HTTP server and socket acceptor pool. The
> 0.6.0 version is the last to include the socket acceptor pool directly in
> the project. Future versions will simply depend on the ranch project which
> is the socket acceptor pool code split from Cowboy.
>
> Many additions have been made, along with a few bugfixes. The test suite has
> been completely reworked. There is still no user guides. Read more here:
>  * https://github.com/extend/cowboy/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md
>
> Effort is ongoing to add user guides to both Ranch and Cowboy projects,
> starting with Ranch. Examples will be added to both projects this summer.
>  * https://gist.github.com/2397647
>  * https://gist.github.com/2600398
>
> Cowboy can be found at https://github.com/extend/cowboy
>
> Next version will switch the acceptor code to Ranch. The dependence on the
> erlang:decode_packet/3 BIF will be removed. Methods and header names will be
> uniformized as binaries, there won't be a mix of atoms and binary names
> anymore. Various changes will be made to REST to improve its semantics with
> regards to full and partial updates. A new API to generate dispatch tables
> easily will be added.
>
> This version includes an experimental and entirely undocumented HTTP client
> in cowboy_client. It uses binaries. We do not recommend using it at this
> point. We hope to add transfer encodings and websocket support in the next
> version and finally document it for 0.8.0.
>
> As always I'm interested in any feedback you may have, good or bad. Feel
> free to drop me a mail about the project!
>
> If you need features added, please open a ticket and describe *what you want
> to do with it*, chances are that you can already do it and you just don't
> know it.
>
> Thanks.
>
> --
> Loïc Hoguin
> Erlang Cowboy
> Nine Nines
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