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Episode #320

November 6th, 2012

Ruby 2.0.0-preview1is out and available on RVM, rbenv and Heroku, Rubinius 2.0-rc1, a new Ruby shootout is out, Sandy powers open source, and local environment variabl...


Ruby 2.0.0-preview1 available on Heroku

Terence Lee of Heroku has already added Ruby 2.0.0-preview1 to the Heroku stack. To use the 2.0 preview, all you have to do is add ruby "2.0.0" to your Gemfile. All hail Bundler 1.2! It’s probably best to stick with prototypes and non-business critical apps for now. However, Matz has apparently said that Rails 3.2 apps that works with Ruby 1.9 should work with 2.0. And the more people test Ruby 2.0, the faster any remaining issue will be addressed. Remember to submit bug reports to the official Ruby Bug Tracker at RubyForge whenever possible.

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