The upcoming platform update is scheduled for September 22nd, 2015.
Cassandra has been updated to version 2.2.1.
Chromedriver gets an update with version 2.19, which supports Chrome versions v43-47.
Git has been updated to version 2.5.2.
Redis is now on version 3.0.4.
RethinkDB gets an update with version 2.1.3.
Go 1.5 is now available in the platform. It can be selected by adding change-go-version
Node.js 4.0.0 is added to the platform, along with io.js 2.5.0 and io.js 3.3.0. These versions can be activated by adding nvm use
Trying the new platform
You can evaluate the new platform right away by selecting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS v1509 (release candidate) in 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.