jRuby.org is announcing that JRuby with version number 1.7.21 / 184.108.40.206.rc1 is already available to download.
What is JRuby ?
JRuby is A development tool that provides an implementation of the Ruby programming language in Java, a basic Ruby port that runs in the JVM .
JRuby allows Java developers to embed the Ruby interpreter in any Java application with dual access for both Java and Ruby scripts.JRuby is platform independent and has built-in support for Rails, RSpec, Rake, and the RubyGems frameworks.JRuby has slowly evolved from 2001 to become a stable development environment, being initially developed at Sun, then at Engine Yard, and now at Red Hat.
This is changelog for JRuby version 1.7.21 / 220.127.116.11.rc1 :
- Time.getlocal accepts fixnum as an argument (Rails 4.2 blocker)
- A few encoding fixes
- Socket.read(0) does not block (1.9)
You can read the complete changelog and also download this latest version on their homepage: www.jruby.org