December 22, 2005
Testing preview of Ruby 1.8.4 with Rails
The release of Ruby 1.8.4 is drawing close. We’d love to be compatible out the gates, so please do help by testing your application with the latest preview. RedHanded has...
December 22, 2005
Ask your questions to the Rails Weenie
Rick Olson has a great service running for people with questions about Rails development. The site is called Rails Weenie and allows you to ask questions to the community in...
December 22, 2005
Automate acceptance tests with Selenium
IBM’s developerWorks has a new article on how you can do automate acceptance tests with Selenium against a Ruby on Rails application.
December 21, 2005
Creator of Blinksale and IconBuffet interviewed
GodBit has an interview with Scott Raymond about his use of Ruby on Rails in Blinksale and IconBuffet. I particularly enjoyed this bit about the opinionated software: If you pay...
December 21, 2005
ThoughtWorks wins big contract on Rails
Obie Fernandez has a great story on how ThoughtWorks recently won a $800,000 bid for a critical application against another consultancy. They probably do that all the time, but the...
December 20, 2005
.NET'ers tell Scoble why they left for Rails
Microsoft’s Robert Scoble is concerned about the exodus of developers like Phil Ripperger that are leaving .NET for Ruby on Rails. Phil put it like this:Scoble, as a web developer...
December 20, 2005
How picking Rails over Java affects bidding
Stuart Halloway explains in numbers how picking Rails over Java affects the bids he puts in for consulting jobs. Since the actual programming is only one part of the bid,...
December 20, 2005
New podcast: Rick Olson aka Technoweenie
Geoffrey has interviewed Rick Olson aka Technoweenie for the Rails Podcast. Rick explains the Rails plugin system, RJS templates, and Rails-weenie.
December 20, 2005
Hacking Asterisk and Rails with RAGI
O’Reilly has a new article on Rails exploring how it can help you tame the open-source PBX system Asterisk: Hacking Asterisk and Rails with RAGI.
December 20, 2005
New book: Rails Recipes by Chad Fowler
Chad Fowler threw off his Enterprise shackles a while back and ventured into a new and better life doing Ruby on Rails full time. As the co-founder of RubyCentral, co-creator...