[erlang-questions] [99s-extend] [ANN] Cowboy 0.8.0
Tue Feb 12 18:37:18 CET 2013
On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 9:36 AM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
> Hello there!
> Cowboy 0.8 has been released. Cowboy is a small, fast and modular HTTP,
> REST and Websocket server.
> https://github.com/extend/**cowboy/ <https://github.com/extend/cowboy/>
> The number of contributors who helped make this release considerably
> increased. Cowboy is available thanks to the code contributions from 50
> users, double from the last release where 25 contributed.
> The number of users has also greatly increased. Cowboy is being used in ad
> bidding, set-top boxes, live TV events, content streaming services, and
> many more exciting areas.
> This new version has many highlights. You can take a look at the changelog
> for detailed information about the many changes.
> Cowboy scalability has been greatly improved in this version. This has
> been observed many times in production, including in the AdGear Tracker
> project (http://ferd.ca/rtb-where-**erlang-blooms.html<http://ferd.ca/rtb-where-erlang-blooms.html>)
> where updated nodes were able to handle 2 times more requests compared to
> older nodes. This improvement cannot be observed in "hello world" types of
> benchmarks. An article will soon be published to explain the reasons for
> Cowboy now features a brand new user guide. It is still a work in
> progress, so please open a ticket on Github if something is missing or
> Remaining work before 1.0 include REST improvements and SPDY support. The
> rest of the API should now be very close to stable.
> I am looking for a good writer who would like to co-author a Cowboy book.
> The book will be accessible to people who don't know Erlang but will also
> contain everything there is to know about Cowboy, making it suitable for
> both beginners and experts. Contact me if you are interested.
> I now take donations in addition to commercial support options, to allow
> individual users to help the project stay alive and kicking.
> Hope you enjoy it. As always, please send me as much feedback as possible
> to help me improve things even more, preferrably through Github tickets if
> it's related to code or documentation.
> Thanks for reading.
> Loïc Hoguin
> Erlang Cowboy
> Nine Nines
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