October 23, 2005
Dan Peterson is the new Rails sysadmin, fixes Trac
Our trusty Rails server Wrath was generating cruft and crust faster than you could say we-have-no-sysadmin, so at RubyConf we decided to remedy the situation and ask for help. Dan...
October 22, 2005
Skunk Studios: Games portal in Rails
Seth Banks has launched Skunk Studios. It’s a games portal for mini-games available for single play or buy. Neat stuff.
October 22, 2005
A few more Rails jobs in NYC, Santa Clara
Sebastian Delmont from New York City is looking for 1-2 full-time (no telecommuting) Ruby on Rails developers for a new consumer-focused startup. Write him sd at notso.net. 3 Leaf Networks...
October 21, 2005
Better findings with named placeholders
Robby on Rails has a great introduction to named placeholders in Rails. Making ActiveRecord::Base.find more readable and secure at the same time, what’s not to like? Please Robby, or someone...
October 21, 2005
Two additional Rails' cores join 37signals
Sam Stephenson and Marcel Molina are no longer available for custom consulting jobs through Ionist. Both are now “made men” of the 37signals syndicate. They will certainly continue to amuse...
October 20, 2005
Getting Real with Rails (now for kids, too!)
October 19, 2005
Introducing SwitchTower: Distributed deployment for Rails
SwitchTower is a utility for executing commands in parallel on multiple machines. It lets you (among many other things) deploy distributed applications with a single command. When your application is...
October 19, 2005
Rails 1.0: The Release Candidate (2)
The release of 1.0 is near upon us! It has been a long time in the making, involved a heroic final sprint at RubyConf by the core team, and is...
October 19, 2005
The State of Ruby on Rails '05
Thanks to Jim Freeze and Bill Kleb, we have excellent audio recordings of all the RubyConf talks. Together with the slides, you can at least get the sense of being...
October 19, 2005
Burton Group teleconference available for free
The Burton Group teleconference on Ruby on Rails is now available for free (but you have to sign up). It’s a panel discussion between Dave Thomas, Dave Geary, yours truly,...