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Arrow v0.6.0 now available

Arrow v0.6.0 now available

We’re thrilled to announce the availability of Arrow v.0.6.0

New features in 0.6.0 include:

  • Merged funKtionale and kategory (release 0.5.0)
  • Fix compatibility issue with Kotlin 1.2
  • Refactored the effects package:
    • Three new typeclasses: MonadSuspend, Async, and Effect
    • First pass, improvements coming
  • Refactored comprehensions:
    • Renamed bindingE to bindingCatch
    • Renamed bindingECancellable to bindingCancellable
    • Moved bindingCancellable to MonadSuspend
    • bindAsync is now only available on bindingCancellable
    • Removed bindInM, due to its gotchas with suspended types
    • Add bindDefer, bindDeferIn to bindingCancellable. They suspended a block to be executed lazily on the current CoroutineContext, or the one passed as a parameter
  • New documentation

A special shout-out goes to @pakoito for the great effort in the Effect’s module and @raulraja for the migration to Arrow.

We’d also like to thank all of the awesome contributors who helped get to this release:

Arrow is proudly sponsored by 47 Degrees, a Functional Programming consultancy with a focus on the Scala and Kotlin Programming languages which supports the active development of Arrow.

Interested in discussing Arrow? Head over to the Arrow Gitter channel or join the #arrow channel on the official Kotlin Slack.

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