The long-awaited version 1.1.0 of Octave has now been released. Many bugs have been fixed and lots of new features added. Octave is now much more compatible with MATLAB.
Version 1.1.0 fixes many bugs, but as with any "x.y.0" release there will be a few glitches. You can expect a 1.1.1 shortly. You can help contribute to the quality of Octave by trying it out and submitting bug reports where you find them.
A list of user-visible changes in recent versions of Octave may be found in the file NEWS, distributed in both source and binary releases of Octave.