January 23, 2006
O'Reilly's first Rails book premieres in beta form
O’Reilly has launched their Rough Cuts series with Ruby on Rails: Up and running as one of the first titles leading the charge. Rough Cuts is O’Reilly’s version of Beta...
January 23, 2006
Rails and the book both finalists for Jolt Awards
The Jolt Awards have been honoring products of excellence and high productivity for 15 years and this year both Rails 1.0 and Agile Web Development with Rails made the cut...
January 20, 2006
Rake 0.7.0 has been released
Rake 0.7.0 has taken a great leap forward with the addition of parallel execution tasks and namespaces. Upcoming releases of Rails will surely use namespaces, so please do familiarize yourself...
January 20, 2006
Canada on Rails announces schedule
The schedule and list of speakers for Canada on Rails has been announced. The conference is happening April 13-14th in Vancouver.
January 20, 2006
Caching models with memcached
The Robot Co-op has released their memcache-client and a plugin for Active Record that uses it. This enables you to cache your models in the distributed memory cache and not...
January 18, 2006
A calendar for Rails training
Geoffrey Grosenbach has launched Ruby on Rails Workshops: A calendar for tracking training for Rails around the world. January alone has no less than 8(!) opportunities for getting wiser with...
January 18, 2006
Submit your RailsConf talks now or never
RailsConf will close its call for participation in less than two weeks. So you need to hurry up with that idea for a talk and produce a proposal.
January 17, 2006
SwitchTower with Bazaar-NG
Damien Merenne has just announced a Bazaar-NG SCM module for SwitchTower. All you bzr users now have one less reason to not use SwitchTower.Damien has given permission for this module...
January 14, 2006
Rick Olson is for hire
Rick Olson is a friend of the core group, an accomplished extender of Rails, the driver behind Rails Weenie, and a great guy to boot. If you’re looking to hire...
January 14, 2006
Typical questions by Rails skeptics
Wade Winningham has collected a list of typical questions by Rails skeptics along with his best attempt to answer them. Do you have any more that would fit?