Early Access Program

RubyMine 2021.1 Release Candidate

RubyMine 2021.1 Release Candidate is available!

Here’s a quick roundup of the most notable new features being introduced in the upcoming 2021.1 release.

The links will take you to the EAP posts published over the last few months, which contain detailed descriptions of each feature.

Ruby 3 support

  • RubyMine now supports .rbs files and is able to provide more relevant code completion.

Collaborative development

  • Code With Me is now bundled with the IDE, allowing you to edit code remotely together with your peers.



Version control systems

Web technologies and frameworks

UI and UX improvements

  • In split view, double-clicking an editor tab will maximize it.
  • You have the ability to extend the search scope to external files.
  • The font weight is now adjustable.
  • RubyMine now shows tooltips one after another to prevent them from overlapping.
  • Windows users can now quickly access recent projects.
  • To continue improving accessibility, we’ve added more labels to UI elements on the Welcome screen, in the Project Structure view, and in the VCS log.
  • You can now select the terminal output using a right-click or a shortcut.


Docker support improvements

Please note that unlike previous EAP builds, the RC requires you to have a valid RubyMine license. Otherwise, it will install and run as a 30-day free trial.

You can install the RC version alongside a stable version of RubyMine.

To learn more about the newest features as they come out, please follow RubyMine on Twitter. We post product news and tips several times a week.

Please report any problems you encounter to our issue tracker, so we can try to fix them before the final release.

Happy Developing!
The RubyMine team

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