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...
July 28, 2005
Calming Anil Dash's concerns of shiny technology
Anil Dash from Six Apart is worried that Blinksale is getting attention for all the wrong reasons. That just because it’s using Ruby on Rails, features snappy Ajax, and is...
July 26, 2005
Reusing parts of database.yml with YAML trick
The RedHanded _why features a neat YAML trick today that lets you reuse parts of the database.yml configuration file. So instead of specifying the same login over in all three...
July 26, 2005
Blinksale: Do your Rails invoices in a Rails app
Now that you’ve made it out of the ghetto and joined the hundreds of professional Rails programmers making a living enjoying your work life, you’ll need an invoice system to...
July 26, 2005
Recho looking for help in San Diego, CA
Recho “…is a new way to discover and recommend music, movies, and other media” and the team behind are looking for Ruby on Rails developers to help them build it....
July 25, 2005
Rails book captures #23xx in sales rank on Amazon!
Despite the book being available in PDF form and as a bundle from the publisher directly, Amazon is still ringing up a bunch of orders for the forthcoming Agile Web...
July 25, 2005
Deliver better and enjoy more for the same amount
Spin Technologies traded in their ASP.NET/C# tools for a fresh set of Ruby on Rails to develop part of their Tasting Australia site. They liked the experience:Well, in the ASP.Net,...
July 24, 2005
Happy birthday, Rails!
Rails was released one year ago. Can you imagine than its been that long? Or that short, really, considering how far we’ve come. What do you think it’ll look like...