An alternative BEAM implementation, designed for WebAssembly

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23 September 2020

The first regular update


As Lumen has had its first release we aim to keep everyone following the project posted on what’s new. This is a summary and some detail on what has happened since the Lumen release. We are likely to make a new release within a week or so, it will depend on when some changes land but that’s the idea. Until then we hope you enjoy following along.

lumen compile quality-of-life changes

liblumen_alloc memory allocation

liblumen_otp testing

eir fixes to erlang frontend

Luke’s testing of the compiler on OTP has revealed several issues with the erlang frontend. Some choice examples of things that have been fixed:


Repo: lumen/lumen

Repo: eirproject/eir

Repo: lumen/examples