This is the first of three planned release candidates before the OTP 24 release.
The intention with this release is to get feedback from our users. All feedback is welcome, even if it is only to say that it works for you.
Erlang/OTP 24 is a new major release with new features, improvements as well as a few incompatibilities. Some of the new
features are highlighted below.
The BeamAsm JIT-compiler has been added to Erlang/OTP and will give a significant performance boost for many applications.
The JIT-compiler is enabled by default on most x86 64-bit platforms that have a C++ compiler that can compile C++17.
To verify that a JIT enabled emulator is running you can use
A compatibility adaptor for
gen_tcp to use the new socket API has been implemented (
Extended error information for failing BIF calls as proposed in EEP 54 has been implemented.
Process aliases as outlined by EEP 53 has been introduced.
'of'can now be used in the clauses following the
Add support for FTPES (explicit FTP over TLS).
For more details about new features and potential incompatibilities see
Online documentation can be browsed here:
The Erlang/OTP source can also be found at GitHub on the official Erlang repository,