Ruby on Rails team has announced the release of Rails 3.0: Release candidate 2.
According to the community blog by David, "This second candidate has very few changes over the first, which means that unless any blockers are discovered with this release, we’re targeting the final release of Rails 3.0 for this week(!!!)."
The community seeks help in 'weeding out any blockers'.
David further wrote:
Especially in our two new main dependencies: Bundler and ARel. They’ve both progressed into release candidacy for their 1.0 releases and will be sharing the same 1.0-final release date as Rails 3.0.
You can see a complete list of all the dotted t’s and crossed i’s on the new fabulous Github comparo view of RC1 and RC2.
As always, you install this latest version with: gem install rails --pre
Also note that Rails 3.0 now has it’s own stable branch. The master branch is now reserved for Rails 3.1 development. (That’s right, we’re already going there and it’s going to be M-A-G-I-C-A-L!).