The upcoming platform update is scheduled for July 21st, 2015.

Bundler gets an update with version 1.10.5. You can read more about the improvements and changes in Bundler’s official announcement.

Cassandra is now on version 2.1.8.

Elixir has been updated to version 1.0.5 which adds support for Erlang 18.0.

Erlang is now on version 18.0, which packs quite a few improvements and changes. See the detailed changelog for potential incompatibilities.

Git has been updated to version 2.4.5.

Go gets an update with version 1.4.2, which includes bug fixes for the go command, compiler, linker and others.

io.js has been updated to version 1.8.4.

JRuby gets and update with version 1.7.21 which includes Java integration performance improvements and improved compatibility with Ruby 1.9.3.

Maven is now on version 3.3.3.

Node.js gets two updates with versions 0.12.7 and 0.10.40.

PHP receives several updates with versions 5.4.43, 5.5.27, and 5.6.11.

RethinkDB gets an update with version 2.0.4.

Scala is now on version 2.11.7, including 53 fixed issues compared to the previous version.

Trying the new platform

You can evaluate the new platform right away by selecting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS v1507 (release candidate) from the Platform section of Project Settings. We encourage you to try it out, so that we can fix the issues you may encounter until the final release on the next Tuesday.

A full list of changes is available in the platform changelog.