The Julia developers are pleased to announce that v1.9.0-rc1, the first release candidate for the upcoming 1.9 stable series, is now available. Binaries are available for download at https://julialang.org/downloads in the “upcoming release” section.
As a prerelease version, 1.9.0-rc1 should not be considered production-ready. Rather, it’s intended to give users, especially package developers, a chance to try out their code with 1.9.0 prior to a full release. Check out the NEWS file to see what will be new in 1.9.0.
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