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February 10, 2017 - Pike 8.0 release 8 is now available!

This is build 8.0.404.
 Download it here

January 2, 2017 - Pike 8.0 Release 7

Pike 8.0 release 7 is now available!
This is build 8.0.388.
Download it here

December 12, 2016 - Pike 8.0 Release 6

Pike 8.0 release 6 is now available!
This is build 8.0.370.
Download it here

November 20, 2016 - Pike 8.0 Release 5

Pike 8.0 release 5 is now available!
This is build 8.0.358.
Download it here


Previous announcements

November 3, 2016 - Pike site redesigned!

The site design has received its first major update in quite a while.

October 13, 2016 - Pike Conference 2016 announced.

On November 4-5, Roxen will hold a Pike developer conference in Linköping, Sweden. Read up on the details and register at the conference page.

July 11, 2016 - Pike 8.0 Release 4

Pike 8.0 release 4 is now available!
This is build 8.0.276.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

May 15, 2016 - Pike 8.0 Release 3

Pike 8.0 release 3 is now available!
This is build 8.0.240.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

March 3, 2016 - Pike 8.0 Release 2

Pike 8.0 release 2 is now available!
This is build 8.0.182.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

February 9, 2016 - Pike 8.0 RELEASED!

Pike 8.0 release is now available!
The final build is 8.0.164.
Download it with the big green button on the left.

February 8, 2016 - Pike 8.0.164 Beta

Pike 8.0.164 beta is now available!
This is the fifth beta of the Pike 8.0 series, which is intended to become the next stable series.
Download the distribution.

February 7, 2016 - Pike 8.0.162 Beta

Pike 8.0.162 beta is now available!
This is the fourth beta of the Pike 8.0 series, which is intended to become the next stable series.
Download the distribution.

January 1, 2016 - Pike 8.0.146 Beta

Pike 8.0.146 beta is now available!
This is the third beta of the Pike 8.0 series, which is intended to become the next stable series.
Download the distribution.

December 31, 2015 - Pike 7.8.866 Released

Pike 7.8.866 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

June 25, 2014 - Pike 7.8.866 Released

Pike 7.8.866 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

October 5, 2013 - Pike Conference 2013

This years pike-conference will be held at the Roxen offices November 1:st to 3:rd.
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December 18, 2012 - Pike Google+ Community

Find us on Google+ and share your own Pike news with the community at large.

October 2, 2012 - Pike Conference 2012

This years pike-conference will be held at the Opera offices November 3:rd to 4:th.
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September 16, 2012 - Pike 7.8.700 Released

Pike 7.8.700 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

November 7, 2011 - Pike Conference 2011

This years Pike conference was held at Roxen's offices in Linköping, Sweden November 3 to November 5. Participants joined from Europe and North America. Among the Topics discussed where a new maintainer for pike releases, a change in the release versioning, and the new garbage collector as part of the multi-cpu support that is being worked on.
This is a report of the conference by Martin Stjernholm.
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October 3, 2010 - Pike 7.9 development branch opened

After a long stabilization period, the 7.8 branch of Pike has been deemed stable, and a new branch 7.9 been opened.

October 2, 2010 - Pike repository migrated to git

After a year of tuning, the conversion of the Pike CVS repositories to a git repository has completed.
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September 21, 2010 - Pike Users and Developers Conference 2010

Join us in Berlin, Germany, for the 4th Annual Pike conference, to be held on October 18 and 19. Everyone, whether you're a core developer or a new user, is welcome to join us. For more information and to register, please visit the official conference website at pike2010.webhaven.eu.
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September 23, 2009 - Pike 7.8.352 Released

Pike 7.8.352 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

July 8, 2009 - Pike 7.8.316 Released

Pike 7.8.316 is now released!
This is an update of the 7.8 stable series. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

December 31, 2008 - Pike 7.8 Released

Pike 7.8 is now released!
Read the release notes and download the distribution.

June 18, 2008 - Pike 7.8 Release Sprint

In order to wrap up the work and squash the remaining blocker bugs to get Pike 7.8 ready for a release, the Pike developers are planning to get together in Linköping on the last weekend of june 2008.
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October 10, 2007 - Pike Conference 2007 to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark

Registration is now open for this year's conference, to be held November 14th through the 16th in Copenhagen Denmark.
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July 16, 2007 - New Pike book available

Pike: An Introduction, the definitive tutorial for the Pike programming language is now available for purchase.
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April 25, 2007 - Pike 7.6.112 released.

A new official version of Pike 7.6 has been released. Read the release notes and download the distribution. (A historic event, in that a win32 installer is released at the same time as the source release.)

August 29, 2006 - Pike Conference 2006

Registration is now open for the 2006 Pike Conference. This year's event will be held in Riga, Latvia, from the 18th through the 22th of October. See the Conference website for more details.
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June 20, 2006 - Opera Mini uses Pike

The 2.0 release of Opera Mini includes a "third parties" page that names Pike as one of the components. At a technical presentation at Linköping University earlier this year it was revealed that the Opera Mini server software is written in Pike.

June 6, 2006 - Pike 7.6.86 released.

A new official version of Pike 7.6 has been released. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

January 29, 2006 - Pike 7.6.66 released.

A new official version of Pike 7.6 has been released. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

November 3, 2005 - Pike 7.6.50 released.

A new official version of Pike 7.6 has been released. Read the release notes and download the distribution.

June 20, 2005 - Pike at the LinuxTag 2005

From the 22nd to the 25th of June, We will have the opportunity to present Pike at the LinuxTag in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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October 28, 2004 - Pike Camp and Conference Wrap-up

A wrap-up article with hilights of the conference is now available here.
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October 3, 2004 - Pike between UML and Java - a Use Case in University Education

The Keynote for the Pike Camp and Conference will be given by Uwe Assmann on saturday the 16th of october.
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September 29, 2004 - Pike 7.6.24

A new release of Pike 7.6 is now available from our download page. You'll find a list of the most important improvements in the release notes.

September 12, 2004 - Pike Camp and Conference 2004

Registration is now open for the 2004 Pike Camp and Conference. This year's event will be held in Essen, Germany, from the 13th through the 19th of October. See the Camp and Conference website for more details.
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May 12, 2004 - Pike at the Linuxtag 2004

From the 23rd to the 26th of June, We will have the opportunity to present Pike at the Linuxtag in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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May 5, 2004 - Pike 7.6

The latest major release of Pike, Pike 7.6 is now available from our download page (source direct download). You'll find a summary of all the changes between Pike 7.4 and Pike 7.6 in the release notes.

March 4, 2004 - Pike 7.4.44

A new release of Pike 7.4 is now available from our download page. You'll find a list of the most important improvements in the release notes.

March 1, 2004 - Pike in Latvia

Our Pike Evangelist Martin Bähr is giving a series of Pike sessions during his visit to Latvia. Topics will cover everything from Pike coding style to usage of Pike Applications (such as RXML in Roxen and Caudium)
Read more

December 11, 2003 - New ADTs thesis presented

Andreas Pettersson presented his thesis work at 8 o'clock in John von Neumann, building B, Linköping University.

September 29, 2003 - Pike Conference 2003 held

Just back from this year's Pike conference in Paderborn, we would like to thank hosts and participants alike. Results and photos to come.

September 17, 2003 - Pike 7.4.28 released.

A new release of Pike 7.4 is now available from our download page. You'll find a list of the most important improvements in the release notes.

September 4, 2003 - Register for the conference!

Pike Conference 2003 in Paderborn, Germany is only a few weeks away (September 25 to 27), and it is time to register - visit the conference website now.

August 31, 2003 - Pike ebuild

A Gentoo ebuild package of Pike is now available, thanks to Rainer Groesslinger.

July 28, 2003 - Edit Pike in jEdit

Peter Lundqvist has written a review of how it is to edit Pike code in jEdit.

June 25, 2003 - Pike booth at the Linuxtag

From the 10th to the 13th of July, Pike will be present at the Linuxtag in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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May 5, 2003 - Pike Conference 2003 announced.

On September 25-27, University of Paderborn will hold this year's Pike user conference in Paderborn, Germany.

April 4, 2003 - Pike 7.4.20 released.

The second release of Pike 7.4 is now available from our download page. The past month has seen many bugs go. Read up on the fixes in the release notes. More binary distributions will show up as soon as we get them.

February 25, 2003 - Pike C/CMOD thesis presented.

Andreas Finnman presented his thesis work at 13 o'clock in John von Neumann, building B, Linköping University.

December 20, 2002 - Pike 7.4 released.

Pike 7.4 can now be downloaded from our download page. Be sure to read the release notes. We worked long and hard with them.

December 5, 2002 - Pike CVS split.

The Pike 7.3 CVS is now split into the development tree 7.5 and the stable release tree 7.4.
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October 1, 2002 - Pike Master's Theses projects.

We now have two Master's Theses students working on Pike: Andreas Finnman, who is busy writing documentation for the C module APIs, and Andreas Pettersson, who is going to implement some ADTs.

July 1, 2002 - Roxen Internet Software donates 14 machines

from the former AutoBuild cluster to the Pike Xenofarm project. These machines will be used for automated Pike regression testing within the RISE project.
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June 26, 2002 - Pike changes maintainer

- IDA is now the official owner and maintainer of Pike.
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June 21, 2002 - Pike Conference 2002 announced.

On August 22-24, IDA will hold a Pike user conference in Linköping, Sweden. Read up on the highlights of the programme and the conference page itself.

May 1, 2002 - Xenofarm project under way.

The Roxen IS AutoBuild system that has served Pike since year 2000 is about to get a worthy successor.
Read more

April 5, 2002 - Pike Article in Linux Journal

March 11, 2002 - Pike newsletter started

by Mikael Brandström. Please feed him with every bit of news you have about Pike and related projects.

November 27, 2001 - Pike 7.2.239 released

- A new official version of Pike 7.2 has been released. Read the release notes and download the distribution.