Release 2020.01

Dear RIOTers,

We are happy to announce the 22nd official release of RIOT:

----------------------- * RIOT 2020.01 * -----------------------

The 2020.01 release includes:

- Initial support for MicroPython - Initial support for GNRC based LoRaWAN stack - Initial (experimental) asynchronous sock support - Extend support for lpc2387 and fe310 cpus - Xtimer concurrency/robustness improvement, fixing #8388, #5338 & #5103 - Complete re-implementation of esp8266 based on ESP8266 RTOS SDK - Improvements in automatic tests - Introduce and start using Kconfig as a configuration tool - +12 new boards, +7 new drivers, +4 new packages

About 527 pull requests, composed of 1367 commits, have been merged since the last release, and about 29 issues have been solved. 61 people contributed with code in 111 days. Approximately 3000 files have been touched with 134000 (+) insertions and 31800 deletions (-).

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

A big thank you to everybody who contributed! Thanks to everyone who helped during release testing and bug fixing!

Best regards,









Congratulations RIOT team! Glad to see a new release!

Thanks for all the work done.



That’s great news ! Congrats to the team.

  • Akshai M


That's great news ! Congrats to the team.

- Akshai M

Congrats to all and much kudos to Francisco for elegantly steering this release! (:

Cheers, Cenk


Congrats to all! Thanks Francisco for the awesome management work!

Cheers, José


congrats and kudos to Francisco!

Best, Martine