[riot-users] Release 2017.07

Alexandre Abadie alexandre.abadie at inria.fr
Fri Jul 14 15:11:45 CEST 2017

Dear RIOTers,

we are happy to announce the 12th official release of RIOT:

----------------------- * RIOT 2017.07 * -----------------------

This release provides fixes, code cleanup and improved documentation,
as well as enhancements.

New features brought by this release include:
 - CAN bus support (Controller Area Network)
 - Support for CoAP OBSERVE requests
 - Basic Thread stack integration (initial support for OpenThread)
 - Radio duty cycling with LwMAC protocol
 - LoRa radio drivers supporting Semtech hardware

About 230 pull requests with about 442 commits have been merged since
the last release and about 13 issues have been solved. 45 people
contributed with code in 56 days. 1395 files have been touched with
211720 insertions and 65729 deletions.

You can download the RIOT release from Github by cloning the repository
[1] or by downloading the tarball [2], and look up the release notes for
further details [3].

Many thanks to everyone for their contributions, discussions, testing and
reviewing efforts.

Keep RIOTing!


[1] https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/releases/tag/2017.07
[2] https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/archive/2017.07.tar.gz
[3] https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/blob/2017.07-branch/release-notes.txt

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