The upcoming platform update is scheduled for July 21st, 2015.
Cassandra is now on version 2.1.8.
Elixir has been updated to version 1.0.5 which adds support for Erlang 18.0.
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.
RethinkDB gets an update with version 2.0.4.
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.