Ruby 2.1.0-rc1 is released

We are pleased to announce the release of Ruby 2.1.0-rc1. Please test the new features in Ruby 2.1 before the final release scheduled on 2013-12-25!

Notable changes since preview 2

for other changes, see NEWS.

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Changes since 2.0

The notable changes are:

See more details of changes: NEWS in Ruby repository (WIP).

ko1 talked about the new features of Ruby 2.1 at toruby: All about Ruby 2.1

Konstantin Haase (@konstantinhaase) wrote a good summary in his blog post: What’s new in Ruby 2.1?.

Release Comment

Known issues are:

https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/projects/ruby-trunk/issues?query_id=102

See also the release schedule and other information:

https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/projects/ruby-trunk/wiki/ReleaseEngineering210