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Ruby 1.9.2 Boasts 'Production Ready' Update as Rails 3.0 Approaches

Aug 21, 2010, 19:02 (2 Talkback[s])

"The open source Ruby development language has been rising in popularity in recent years. This week, Ruby developers released version 1.9.2, which may well help to further adoption as Ruby continues to evolve and mature.

"The new release, which features performance improvements as well as some fixes and new features, comes at a critical time for the Ruby ecosystem. For one thing, the popular Rails framework for Ruby (Ruby on Rails) is gearing up for its 3.0 release, making Ruby 1.9.2 not just a long-anticipated update, but one that's been closely watched due to its implications for a wide array of related projects.

"Fortunately for Ruby's supporters, the new update delivers what Nic Williams, vice president of technology at Engine Yard, called "really the first production-ready 1.9 implementation." "

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