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Python Upgrade to 3.5

  • Python 3.5 will be the default Python environment. This is an upgrade from 3.4 which was included in Fedora 23.
  • New Syntax Features
  • New library modules like typing and zipapp
  • New built in features like memoryview that supports tuple indexing
  • CPython improvements
  • Standard library improvements
  • Security Updates - Improvements
  • Improvements in Windows, such as: a new Windows installer and Windows builds use Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0

This information was found at For more information please visit the Python 3.5 upstream notes page

Mono 4.2.1

The version of Mono in Fedora 24 is 4.2.1, noteable changes are:

  • More integration of Microsoft Open Source Code
  • PPDB Debugging support
  • New Implementation of threadpool
  • Bugfixes, and runtime optimizations

This information and additional details were found at: the Mono upstream notes page

Ruby 2.3

Ruby will be upgraded to 2.3 in Fedora 24.

  • A safe navigation operator also known as a lonely operator
  • The did_you_mean gem is bundled in Ruby 2.3
  • RubyVM::InstructionSequence#to_binary and .load_from_binary are introduced as experimental features
  • Multiple performance enhancements

This information was mostly directly taken from the Ruby 2.3 upstream notes page. Please visit the the Ruby 2.3 upstream notes page for more detailed information.