July 9, 2005
Are you running the final version of Ruby 1.8.2?
A fair number of people have been having problems with Rails 0.13 because it relies on behavior present in the final version of Ruby 1.8.2. That’s the one released on...
July 8, 2005
What's with this DoubleRenderError?
Another haunting feature of 0.13 is the DoubleRenderError. Jamis explains it purpose: In order to understand why the DoubleRenderError was necessary, you need to understand something about the render and...
July 8, 2005
Feeling the slowdown blues after going 0.13?
It’s somewhat ironic that we heralded Rails 0.13 as being a great move forward for the performance of Rails and then half the threads on the mailing list is about...
July 8, 2005
New Rails movie with sound and sugar
The original Rails movie left jaws hanging and had developers all over the world stepping through it in slow motion to take it all in. But that was then. Rails...
July 8, 2005
Ruby on Rails at Java Forum Stuttgart
Thomas Baustert and Ralf Wirdemann are working on the German book for Ruby on Rails and they’re also spreading the word around the country. Two days ago they did the...
July 8, 2005
Marcel Molina and Sam Stephenson forms Ionist
Marcel Molina and Sam Stephenson are both core developers of Rails and has been riding the express since the very first release of the framework. In that time, they’ve delivered...
July 8, 2005
Tim O'Reilly: 'Rails has taking the world by storm'
Tim O’Reilly responds to a concerned programmer that is pondering the relevance of Perl in the face of competition from PHP, Python, and the statics .NET/J2EE.Tim concurs that other languages...
July 7, 2005
Agile Web Development with Rails leaves beta
Our very first book on Rails is leaving beta and is in the process of going into print. Agile Web Development with Rails is now ready in its final form...
July 7, 2005
Nicholas Seckar makes the commit team!
He rose through the ranks of contributors quickly with the great implementation of Routes, but has since put his mark on so much more. Including the dependency management system and...
July 7, 2005
Getting Things Done with Active Record
Mike Clark has a great article on how to dig deeper into Active Record by using acts_as_nested_set and find_by_sql. On the notion of using SQL in an OO model, he...