April 15, 2005
Rails Day: Make an application in 24 hours and win!
Since Rails is supposedly this über-productive bag of lightning bolts, you should be able to accomplish great things within a single clip of 24 hours, right? That’s the assumption Rails...
April 15, 2005
Portland Rails presentation draws full house
Lucas Carlson talks about how Portland is turning into a power zone for Rails development and how great his presentation there went last night:Last night I gave a presentation about...
April 13, 2005
RForum 0.1 sees the light of day
RForum is one of the earliest open source applications based on Rails, but it has only just reached a state where the authors Andreas Schwarz and Alexey Verkhovsky were willing...
April 13, 2005
Instiki 0.10.0 comes on the Rails
Alexey Verkhovsky has completed the transition of Instiki to a Rails-based core that uses the latest versions of all the framework instead of the ‘03 dialects it was currently running....
April 12, 2005
Contrasting scaling in J2EE and Rails/FastCGI
Jon Tirsen has taken a closer look at the differences between the threaded scaling approach in J2EE and using Rails with FastCGI. While the former requires object pools, induces thread-safety...
April 11, 2005
A peek at the additional Ajaxing coming in 0.11.2
The pursuit of Ajax nirvana with Rails is marching ahead with breath-taking haste. Thomas Fuchs has compiled a demonstration page of all the effects that we’ve added to the package....
April 9, 2005
Allowing developers to use the tools they love
Hank Roar is the customer on a project being developed by ThoughtWorker Obie. He’s quite pleased with the progress:Never under estimate the importance of allowing developers to use the tools...
April 6, 2005
Snippets meets tagging
Peter Cooper has just launched Snippets. It’s a paste site that injects the wonderful idea of tagging into the mix. Peter announced it with:Less than two days ago I had...
April 6, 2005
Another Rails consultant breaks out on his own
Congratulations to Scott Barron for pursuing the life of the independent consultant. Especially so, of course, because he’ll be doing it as a Ruby on Rails specialist. We already have...
April 6, 2005
HTTP Authentication with Action Pack
If form-based authentication is a bad fit for your application, you might consider using good old HTTP authentication. It’s really easy too. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Hero Coders shows you...