JRuby 1.6 Advances Ruby on Java
Jan 12, 2011, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"The next major version of JRuby is nearing completion, offering
developers a host of new improvements for running the Java
implementation of the open source Ruby language.
"JRuby 1.6 is now available as a release candidate. It provides
support for the latest Ruby release while enhancing Microsoft
Windows compatibility. JRuby 1.6 is the first JRuby release to
support the Ruby 1.9.2, the latest release of the Ruby
""From JRuby 1.5 to 1.6 there have been over 1,900 commits and
we've made a lot of changes, primarily around adding solid Ruby
1.9.2 support," Thomas Enebo, JRuby project lead, told
InternetNews.com. "With JRuby 1.6, we can now run in Ruby 1.8.7 or
in 1.9.2 mode."