September 29, 2005
Locomotive 0.2.4: Easy Rails for OS X
Ryan Raaum has just released a new version of Locomotive. It’s a collection of all the necessary dependencies for running Ruby on Rails on OS X and it ships with...
September 27, 2005
Problematic dependencies: RedCloth 3.0.4 and Rake 0.6.0
Two of the frequent dependencies for Rails applications, RedCloth and Rake, both have problems in their latest releases. So you want to install the version just behind the latest. Install...
September 27, 2005
Database-agnostic schemas with migrations
ActiveRecord::Schema.define(:version => 8) do create_table "authors" do |t| t.column "name", :string t.column "ip", :string t.column "book_id", :integer end create_table "books" do |t| t.column "name", :string t.column "url_name", :string t.column "existing_page_titles",...
September 27, 2005
Lighttpd moves to address file upload issues
The lighttpd team is well underway to remove the last major barrier for widespread adoption: File upload handling. Jan has written about the improved approach to file uploads that’ll buffer...
September 24, 2005
Rails commit team jumps to 12 members
Rails has converged enough in both code, culture, and ambition to expand the commit team to include all members of the Rails core team that have been active for at...
September 23, 2005
Another .NET developer goes for Rails
Garret Dimon has a great explanation for why .NET is no longer his preferred tool for web development and why Ruby on Rails is. On Best Practices, he writes:Rails takes...
September 23, 2005
Migrating to Rails: Half from PHP, one third from Java
The Burton Group survey of Rails origin has concluded and the results are in: Half the Railers that responded came from PHP, one third comes from Java. A third of...
September 22, 2005
Using CIA for continuous integration
Jonathan have written a tutorial for getting up and running with CIA. CIA is a continuous-integration server that I threw together really quickly to please my own needs for running...
September 22, 2005
Mount your domain model as a file system with RailsFS
_why has posted the mind bender of the week: RailsFS. With this nifty layer on top of FuseFS, you get to interact with your Active Record-driven domain model through the...
September 22, 2005
How did you get to Rails?
The Burton Group is in the final stages of their report to that elusive group of Fortune 500 CxOs and would like to top it off with some statistics on...