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What's Coming in Rails 5 by Eric on February 1, 2020

Rails 5 As has become tradition, a new full version release of Rails is coming just two years after the release of Rails 4. This new version progresses the platform by bumping the underlying minimum Ruby version and adds a slew of neat features to keep Rails feeling fresh and new.Ruby 2.2.2Ruby 2.2.2 is required in Rails 5 because Rails 5 will take advantage of the new Symbol Garbage Collection found in Ruby 2.2. There is also rumor of Rails 5 using the Incremental Garbage Collection found in Ruby 2.2. They have decided to use Ruby 2.2.2 since Ruby 2.2 had a major security vulnerability that is patched in 2.2.2. https://github.com/rails/rails/pull/19257 Ruby 2.2.1 PR https://github.com/rails/rails/commit/32f7491808d2c4e097ed7b3ee875e4d1cea8c442 Ruby 2.2.2 Commit Rails APIMany Rails developers these days are finding themselves using Javascript Frameworks more and more. Whether DHH likes that or not it's a fact of life. Before Rails 5 developers turned to the ruby-api gem which h...