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Episode #409

October 8th, 2013

One day, two rubies with Rubinius 2.0 and JRuby 1.7.5. MRI 2.1 vs Rubinius 2.0 benchmark, Virtus 1.0, Capistrano woes, and help Ruby on Sails.


JRuby 1.7.5

JRuby 1.7.5 was released yesterday! Aside from a number (243) of issues resolved, this new version brings improved transcoding support, Ripper support, Fiber fixes, and encoding and multilingualization improvements. It seems like pathname, date and time have been sped up. Call performance for magic globals has been increased as well, and block and proc creation and dispatch has been improved as well. It’s interesting to note that as the Rubinius project did, the JRuby project moved several standard library pieces into gems with this release.

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