[IronPython] IronPython 2.7 Beta 2 Now Available

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 09:17:11 CET 2011

Hello Python Community,

We’re pleased to announce the second Beta release of IronPython 2.7,
which can be downloaded at
http://ironpython.codeplex.com/releases/view/60193. This release fixes
a number of bugs and adds the zlib and subprocess modules. This is
also the first community release of IronPython.

New Changes in Beta 2:
* Add subprocess and zlib modules
* Numerous bug fixes

Changes already in Beta 1:
* Updates the language to be compatible with CPython 2.7
* Improves integrated Visual Studio support (IronPython Tools for Visual Studio)
* Extends CPython 2.7’s documentation with useful information
pertaining to IronPython
* Adds the mmap and signal modules
* Includes a number of performance updates and bug fixes
* Requires .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 4.0

See the release notes for Beta 1 [1] for the details on what is new
since IronPython 2.6.

- The IronPython Team

[1] http://ironpython.codeplex.com/releases/view/48818

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