- Availability of the intrinsic IEEE modules (
ieee_arithmetic) from Fortran 2003.
- Support for
implicit none (external, type)from Fortran 2015.
GFortran is still not completely Fortran 2003 compatible, however.
In Intel news, Intel Parallel Studio XE 2016 is now in beta (which includes v16 of the Intel Fortran Compiler). The major new features are: