August 23, 2005
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Hiring Ruby on Rails is hot
You take off for just a little vacation and come back to an inbox stuffed with job offers for Ruby on Rails: LookSmart, based in San Francisco, is putting their...
August 23, 2005
A List Apart 4.0 uses Ruby on Rails
A List Apart is an institution in web design. I’ve learned more than a few tricks over the years from this venerable magazine and its therefore with great honor that...
August 23, 2005
Comparing WebObjects to Ruby on Rails
Deirdre recently gave a presentation at BarCamp that compares the implementation of the same application in Apple’s WebObjects to Ruby on Rails. It includes this graph that contrasts the code-base...
August 22, 2005
Convince your manager to let you use Ruby on Rails
Zed Shaw has compiled a long list of suggestions on how you can get your manager to let you use Ruby on Rails for your next project. It’s full of...
August 22, 2005
Reading on Rails: Dissecting the inspirations
Tim Case has started a series of entries on his blog called Reading on Rails. In this series, he examines how some of the major trends in software development, like...
August 22, 2005
Article on Rails in German iX Magazine
Ralf Wirdemann and Thomas Baustert are relentlessly pushing Ruby on Rails in Germany. Besides working on the Web-Entwicklung mit Ruby on Rails book, they will be presenting at XP-Days Germany,...
August 22, 2005
Calling SAP models from Rails
SAP is one of the ERP behemoths that dominates in the enterprise world. Pretty far removed from Rails? Not really, it turns out. Piers Harding has written a great article...
August 22, 2005
Jason Hunter explains Java's Dilemma
Jason Hunter explains in an article called The Innovator’s Dilemma: It’s Happening to Java why there’s such a big interest in Ruby on Rails from the big Java thinkers like...
August 22, 2005
SwitchTower: Automating Application Deployment
As the 37signals applications have scaled up to run on multiple servers, we needed a better way to manage the deployment phase. We wanted to automate that all six servers...
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...