Open source web application framework for the Ruby programming language, Ruby on Rails has been updated to version 3.1, in a release aimed at smoothing web development using the platform.
Creator David Heinemeier Hansson announced the release on his Twitter feed. "Rails 3.1.0 is out w/ asset pipeline, HTTP streaming, jQuery default, and a trillion other cool new things", he twittered.
Rails 3.1 requires Ruby 1.8.7 or higher. Support for all of the previous Ruby versions has been dropped officially, the site notes. Rails 3.1 is also compatible with Ruby 1.9.2.