February 1, 2006
Secrets Behind Ruby on Rails: The Numbers
ITConversations has just made David’s OSCON 2005 keynote, Secrets Behind Ruby on Rails, available for download. One of the big stories for Rails in August was the numbers behind its...
January 26, 2006
Running Rails on the LiteSpeed webserver
The LiteSpeed Web Server is a commercial engine made to be largely config-compatible with Apache, but promising massive speed increases. If the web server is the bottleneck in your setup,...
January 26, 2006
Camping: A micro-version of Rails
why the lucky stiff is at it again with his great stuff. This time he has produced a microframework called Camping in the spirit and feel of Rails, but clocking...
January 24, 2006
Globalize (i18n for Rails) gets new home
www.globalize-rails.org is the new home for the Globalize plugin that brings i18n functionality to Rails. They’re tackling everything from translations of model data, to proper formating of local times, and...
January 24, 2006
OpenLaszlo for Ruby on Rails
Oliver Steele is working on OpenLaszlo integration for Ruby on Rails. There’s a OpenLaszlo gem out there now and a Rails plugin to hook it all up for easy generation...
January 24, 2006
Pick a license for your Rails additions
Rails is released under MIT and only includes packages that are either directly under MIT or were re-licensed specifically for Rails under MIT. But not all plugins, generators, engines, or...
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.