We have completed an upgrade of the core platform.
From April 14, 2021
With the recent release of Crystal v1.0.0, we have completed an upgrade of the core platform in line with this new release. For PlaceOS version 1.2104 & above, they are all running on Crystal v1.0.0 across all services.
This new release of Crystal brings a more stable milestone release. Prior to this, the language was still experiencing some minor evolutionary changes. With the major production release now widely available, Crystal has now entered into a stable period.
PlaceOS adopted Crystal early on as it was quite similar to Ruby, which was leveraged heavily in the past. Crystal, however, has the added benefits of being strongly typed, compiled, and multithreaded, improving the platform’s capabilities.
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