Programming and Core System
Faster execution speed and lower memory usage for typical kernel operations.
Dumping of function definitions for optimized loading.
Powerful new general symbolic programming functions, including ReplaceList and Split.
Pattern-based non-local control flow with Throw and Catch.
Separate support for verbatim and held patterns.
Enhanced control of basic evaluation.
New functions and enhancements for string manipulation.
Extensive support for manipulation of non-ASCII characters.