August 22, 2005
VitalSource: Book store with native app in Rails
James Duncan Davidson and Mike Clark has delivered on their first large, commercial Rails project together: VitalSource Bookshelf. It’s a book store that aims to make it as easy to...
August 22, 2005
Augmenting CSS with variables and more
Scott Barron is toying with the idea of a rcss format that would allow you to specify your CSS file in Ruby. Why would you ever want to do that?...
August 21, 2005
What are symbols all about?
In case you’re wondering with it’s :controller => "weblog" and not just "controller" => "weblog", you want to read Kevin Clark’s Understanding Ruby Symbols. It gives a number of angles...
August 21, 2005
Geary makes the Java jaws drop on Rails demo
David Geary has moved into the Rails café and is now spending a considerable amount of time telling others about this place. Most recently, he did just that again at...
August 8, 2005
Rails jobs aplenty: Six new open positions!
The Rails job market continues to pick up pace. Here are a total of six new positions open for developers ready to leave the old world behind and join the...
August 8, 2005
Strongspace: Secure file storage by TextDrive
Strongspace is a smashing new Rails-powered service from TextDrive. Their pick-up line goes as follows:Strongspace is a secure place to gather, store, back-up and share any type of file with...
August 6, 2005
Apple makes note of Ruby on Rails
On the Apple Developer site, there’s a new article about open-source scripting languages and how you can use Xcode to work with them. On Ruby, they note: Ruby is gaining...
August 5, 2005
Rails father named "best hacker"
As most of you have probably read on his weblog, David Heinemeier Hansson have been named “best hacker” by Google and O’Reilly.Congratulations, David!
July 30, 2005
Sparklines for Ruby on Rails
Geoff Grosenbach has implemented a really cool Sparklines library for Ruby that even ships with helpers for Rails. A few examples: Pie—Shows a single percentage Smooth—Shows continuous data Area—Highlights data...
July 30, 2005
The Rails wiki returns, plans for Madeleine replacement
The Rails wiki has returned in a trimmed form that abandoned all the previous revisions in order to make Madeleine cope with the pressure. We’ve surely pressed the backend far...