The upcoming platform update is scheduled for February 23rd, 2016.
Bundler gets updated to version 1.11.2.
Cassandra is updated to version 2.2.5.
ChromeDriver gets an update with version 2.21 which supports Chrome v46-50.
Elixir receives and update with version 1.2.2.
Git has been updated to version 2.7.1.
MySQL receives and update with version 5.6.29.
Node.js gets an important security update with version 0.12.10.
RethinkDB gets updated to version 2.2.4.
PhantomJS 2.2.1 has been added to the platform. To use it in your builds, after switching to the release candidate platform, add change-phantomjs-version 2.1.1 to your setup commands.
Trying the new platform
To ensure that the updates are compatible with your current setup, please switch to the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS v1602 (release candidate) platform in Project Settings > Platform. We’re looking forward to hearing your feedback and requirements, which will help us to fix the potential issues and tailor the platform to better suit your needs. The release candidate period will last until February 23rd, 2016.
A full list of changes is available in the platform changelog.