The upcoming platform update is scheduled for May 24th, 2016.
Cassandra is updated to version 2.2.6.
Elixir receives an update with version 1.2.5.
Git is updated to version 2.8.2.
Go gets an update with 1.6.2.
Java receives an update with Oracle JDK version 8u91.
JRuby has been updated with version 18.104.22.168.
The following additions can be used after switching to the release candidate platform.
Trying the new platform
To ensure that the updates are compatible with your current setup, please switch to the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS v1605 (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 May 24th, 2016.
Changes in the final release
A full list of changes is available in the platform changelog.