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Awesome! Great job guys.

As it so happens, we just switched one of our Rails apps over to run on
JRuby exclusively today as it integrates Java code :)

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Thomas E Enebo <tom.enebo / gmail.com> wrote:

> The JRuby community is pleased to announce the release of JRuby 1.6.0.
>
> - Homepage: http://www.jruby.org/
> - Download: http://www.jruby.org/download
>
> JRuby 1.6.0 final is out!
>
> JRuby 1.6.0 is the largest release of JRuby to date. This release
> fixes hundreds of user issues and brings compatibility with Ruby 1.9.2
> to a very high level. We have made Windows a primary supported
> platform by adding it to our continuous integration environment.  JRuby
> 1.6 will provide Windows-based Ruby users with the best experience
> yet. This release integrates experimental support for C extensions
> based on Ruby's C API. And as with all major releases, we have
> improved stability and performance across the board in response to
> real-world user input.
>
> Over the next month or two we plan on putting out quicker point releases
> in anticipation that 1.6.0 will get a new wave of feedback.  Give JRuby
> 1.6.0 a try and let us know how things go.
>
> ### Major Features:
>
> - Ruby 1.9.2 language and API compatibility
>
>  - Not implemented Encoding::Converter, ripper
> - Improved Ruby call performance
> - Built-in profiler (--profile, --profile.graph)
> - RSpec no longer bundled
> - C Extension support (experimental)
> - RubyGems Maven support (preview)
> - Improved compatibility and user experience on Windows
> - jruby-complete.jar now includes 1.9 standard library
> - Embedding API refinements
> - Over 2000 commits and 270 issues resolved.
>
>
> --
> blog: http://blog.enebo.com       twitter: tom_enebo
> mail: tom.enebo / gmail.com
>
>


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Tony Arcieri
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