The upcoming platform update is scheduled for September 27th, 2016.
Bundler has been updated to version 1.13.0.
ChromeDriver gets an update with version 2.24.
Firefox ESR receives an update with version 45.3.0.
Go gets an update with version 1.7.1.
JRuby gets two version updates, namely 1.7.26 and 126.96.36.199.
MySQL gets a version update with 5.6.33.
RethinkDB gets an update with version 2.3.5.
wkhtmltopdf has been updated to version 0.12.3.
The following additions will be available after switching to the release candidate platform.
NodeJS 6.6.0 and 4.5.0 have been added to the platform. To use them in your builds, add nvm use 6.6 or nvm use 4.5 to your build commands. These versions will be selectable in Project Settings after the release candidate period.
Trying the new platform
To ensure that the updates are compatible with your current setup, please switch to the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS v1609 (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 September 27th, 2016.
Changes in the final release
A full list of changes is available in the platform changelog.