October 31, 2005
Ruby on Rails at News.com and ZDNet
Ruby on Rails chases simplicity in programming is a the title of a very positive Rails article that’s running both on News.com and on ZDNet.
October 30, 2005
Get 10-15% more performance with MySQL/Rails
Rails 0.14.x and forward contains a hefty performance increase for the MySQL adapter, but it requires that you have the latest version of the underlying, native bindings (2.7). On Stephan...
October 28, 2005
Don't be so arrogant
Some times you just need an outside opinion to achieve true clarity of vision. Thankfully, there’s always such an angel available when you need it the most: Rails shows some...
October 28, 2005
Brand your desktop with red
(now also available in blue)
October 28, 2005
Comparing technology stacks (of books)
Jon Tirsen is having fun comparing tech stacks:
October 28, 2005
Pragmatic Rails Studio sells out
Dave Thomas and Mike Clark will be playing for a full house in Reston as they deliver their first Pragmatic Studio workshop on Ruby on Rails. Congratulations, guys!
October 27, 2005
Refactoring Rails is coming soon
Refactoring Rails is a new site in the making by Jeremy Voorhis and Robby Russell that’ll focus on how you can make sure that “…your code is for a human...
October 27, 2005
Themes, migrations, graphs, and alternate routes
A bunch of good articles on various Rails-related topics lately: Bar graphs with gruff: Make Keynote-like pretty graphs with RMagick without breaking a sweat. The Joy of Migrations: Step by...
October 26, 2005
Faster Testing with Rails 1.0
Mike Clark has written a very thorough guide and explanation for the change in testing defaults we arrived at with Rails 1.0. It goes through what to change and why...
October 26, 2005
Tracking plugins temporarily on the wiki
One of the more exciting new community features in Rails 0.14 is the plugin system. It drastically lowers the barrier for people that wants to distribute their changes to the...