The newest version of Rails, Rails 6, was released in late June 2016. Seeing as Rails 5 is still young, we expect its popularity to grow as it matures in 2017. The newest release of Rails came with some interesting additions that web developers should get excited about (aka “now for the science part”):
- ActionCable is a new way to use websockets in Rails to create real time applications. This makes creating notifications and chat features so much easier, all the while still having access to all your Active Record resources.
Article Credit: Alexandre Ouellette