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2.7 Beta 2

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Released: Feb 6, 2011
Updated: Feb 7, 2011 by jdhardy
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Release Notes

Hello Python Community,

We’re pleased to announce the second Beta release of IronPython 2.7, which can be downloaded at 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 zlib, gzip, and subprocess 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 for the details on what is new since IronPython 2.6.

- The IronPython Team

Reviews for this release

Awesome!! The best awaiting release ever.
by snowhel on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:20 AM