Ruby 2.0 Released As Stable
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 24 February 2013 at 12:07 PM EST. 2 Comments
Version 2.0.0 of the Ruby programming language has now been deemed stable.

"Ruby 2.0.0 is the first stable release of the Ruby 2.0 series, with many new features and improvements in response to the increasingly diverse and expanding demands for Ruby," says

Ruby 2.0.0 brings keyword arguments to the core language, UTF-8 default character encoding, an a-synchronous exception handling API, DTrace support for debugging, TracePoint as an improved tracing API, and various performance improvements.

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