JRuby 1.6.0 released
JRuby 1.6.0 released
Written by Mike James   
Wednesday, 16 March 2011

JRuby 1.6.0 has been released. It has Windows as a primary supported platform and has Ruby 1.9.2 language and API compatability.

Previous versions of JRuby did work on Windows-based JVMs, but this release is the first time when Windows systems were included in the JRuby continuous integration cycle,Windows has been added to the JRuby team's continuous integration system, meaning that Windows support is better than before.


To produce JRuby 1.6 over 2000 commits were processed and 270 issue resolved. Major features include: 

  • Ruby 1.9.2 language and API support (with the exception of Encoding::Converter and ripper)
  • Built-in profiler
  • Experimental support for C extensions 
  • RSpec is no longer bundled


You can download binary and source releases direct from JRuby.org

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JRuby 1.5.0

JRuby Cookbook 



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