authors/straight-shoota.jpg Johannes Müller 22 Jan 2017

Crystal 0.20.5 released!

Crystal 0.20.5 has been released!

As any release it includes numerous bugfixes, cool features and performance improvements - in 56 commits since 0.20.4.

Exciting Changes

  • Improved performance for String#index and Crypto::Bcrypt.
  • expect_raises returns raised and rescued exception.
  • Zip::File, Zip::Reader and Zip::Writer are new native readers for zip files that delegate compression to existing zlib module.
  • crystal tool expand expands and prints macro call in a given location.

Thanks to everyone who supported this release through contributions, reviews and suggestions.