Prototype 1.6.0 and 1.8.0 released

New versions of the JavaScript libraries that ship with Rails, Prototype 1.6.0 and 1.8.0, have been released. You can find out about the numerous changes on the Prototype blog and on If you’re running Edge Rails, just svn up and run rake rails:update:javascripts to install the latest versions into your application automatically.

Also of note: Christophe Porteneuve’s Prototype & book is now out of beta and available for purchase from the Pragmatic Programmers. It’s up-to-date with all of the new features in both libraries, so be sure to check it out if you’re using Prototype and in your applications.