June 17, 2005
Install lighttpd through DarwinPorts
DarwinPorts is a great package manager for OS X and lighttpd is a great web server to run Rails from. Now, match the two: Installing Lighttpd on Mac OS X...
June 17, 2005
Slashdotted: Agile Web Development with Rails
As the 6th Slashdotting of Rails comes a review of the Agile Web Development with Rails book. It’s written from the perspective of a PHP programmer who’s coming to terms...
June 16, 2005
Where should the Rails Bootcamp go?
Dave Thomas and Mike Clark are gearing up to run a series of Rails Bootcamps in the Fall. The idea is to take someone who haven’t been doing any Rails...
June 16, 2005
FastCGI gem is now safe as 0.8.6
The FastCGI gem was stranded at 0.8.5 for a while, which of course included a nasty memory leak. Thanks to Tobias, it’s now up to date as 0.8.6. Just do...
June 16, 2005
Four Days on Rails updated for 0.12.1
The much lauded Four Days on Rails tutorial has been updated to reflect the changes to the framework since its initial release. So if you’re just getting started, or just...
June 16, 2005
Javalobby founder: 'Ruby on Rails is a powerhouse'
Dave Thomas is turning them into believers by the dozen at the No Fluff Just Stuff symposiums. His one-two of Ruby for Java Programmers and Ruby on Rails talks are...
June 15, 2005
IBM developerWorks introduces Rails with high praise
The top story on IBM developerWorks is none other than Fast-track your Web apps with Ruby on Rails. It’s a very nice, quick overview by example of why “Ruby on...
June 15, 2005
Ajax on Rails from O'Reilly (and high five from Slashdot!)
Curt Hibbs just have keeps delivering the good stuff and O’Reilly wisely keeps serving it up. The new article is called Ajax on Rails. It builds upon his two earlier...
June 8, 2005
Happy thoughts on IRC
Some times you just need an evening smile and IRC can deliver just that. Glancing over at #rubyonrails, I caught this one from matram:Rails is the best! I was just...
June 6, 2005
Rails Day ends in triumph with 55 apps!
Rails Day had a great turnout with 55(!) projects crossing the finish line. That’s a lot of interesting code generated in no time at all. It’s so interesting in fact...