Ruby 2.4.0-Preview1 is Out
What’s new in this release?
- Unify Fixnum and Bignum into Integer
Rails is already ready with both forward compatibility, backward compatibility and all around compatible compatibility. Int’ no Fix. Check here for more detail
- Unicode String case conversion
- Array#max, Array#min are optimized to not create a temporary array under certain conditions
- More than 25% improvment in speed of accessing instance variable. That is huge.
Checkout https://rubybench.org/ for comparing benchmark results of differnt versions of ruby.
Install 2.4.0preview1 using rvm
rvm get head
rvm install 2.4.0-preview1
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