[erlang-questions] [ANN] Erlang/OTP 17.0 has been released

Andrew Berman <>
Wed Apr 9 18:58:20 CEST 2014


Awesome stuff, Fred!!  Thanks for this.


On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 9:50 AM, Fred Hebert <> wrote:

> For the people interested, here's a bonus LYSE chapter on Maps:
> http://learnyousomeerlang.com/maps
>
> Regards,
> Fred.
>
> On 04/09, Kenneth Lundin wrote:
> > Erlang/OTP 17.0 has been released.
> >
> > Erlang/OTP 17.0 is a new major release with new features, characteristics
> > improvements, as well as some minor incompatibilities.
> >
> > Some highlights of the release are:
> >
> >    - Erlang/OTP has been ported to the realtime operating system OSE.
> >    - Maps, a new dictionary data type (experimental)
> >    - A more natural mapping from ASN.1 OCTET STRING and BIT STRING to
> >    Erlang types, and other ASN.1 improvements and optimizations
> >    - The {active, N} socket option for TCP, UDP, and SCTP
> >    - A new (optional) scheduler utilization balancing mechanism
> >    - Migration of memory carriers has been enabled by default on all ERTS
> >    internal memory allocators
> >    - Increased garbage collection tenure rate
> >    - Experimental "dirty schedulers" functionality
> >    - Funs can now be given names
> >    - Miscellaneous unicode support enhancements
> >    - A new version scheme for OTP its applications has been introduced
> >
> >  You can find the README file with more detailed info at
> > http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_17.0.readme
> >
> > You can download the full source distribution from
> > http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_17.0.tar.gz
> >
> > Note: To unpack the TAR archive you need a GNU TAR compatible program.
> For
> > installation instructions please read the README that is part of the
> > distribution.
> >
> > You can also find this release at the official Erlang/OTP Git-repository
> at
> > Github here: https://github.com/erlang/otp tagged "OTP-17.0"
> >
> > The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from
> >
> > http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_17.0.exe
> >
> > http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_17.0.exe
> >
> > You can also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual
> > files
> >
> > http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_html_17.0.tar.gz
> > http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_17.0.tar.gz
> >
> > We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug
> > reports.
> >
> > The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson
>
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