March 30, 2005
Going to the good video store
Josh C from the Eggplant Coop sent me the funniest switcher quote I’ve seen in a while:We compare moving to rails from our in-house perl web framework to the scene...
March 30, 2005
Verifying encoding approach to Action Mailer
If you’re deep into all the RFCs on email, we’d like your help ensuring that the latest approach to encoding with Action Mailer is sound. We’re going for an approach...
March 29, 2005
Brian McCallister to be preset Rails at ApacheCon
Under the session title of Cheap, Fast, and Good: You can have it all with Ruby on Rails, Brian McCallister will be presented at ApacheCon Europe 2005. The session will...
March 27, 2005
Rails 0.11.1: More Ajax, Verifications, SQL Server updated, loads of fixes
The Ajax wave is sweeping across Rails. In this release, we’ve added a :position option to both link_to_remote and form_remote_tag that can be set to either :before, :top, :bottom, or...
March 27, 2005
eXPlain Project Management Tool
eXtreme Programming and Ruby on Rails is a wonderful fit. Besides the most excellent support for test-driven development, XP works a whole lot better when your code base is so...
March 26, 2005
Rapid adoption of Rails as documented by ML and IRC
If you should have any doubts that Rails is experiencing rapid adoption, consider this graph plotting the number of messages per day (as a raising average, high mark was 141...
March 26, 2005
IE5/5.5 compatibility wizard wanted
Do you know how to make Javascript work for IE5/5.5? We’d love to get some help making the new Javascript helpers as compatible as possible. So if you got the...
March 26, 2005
New patch for FastCGI original exceptions
It would seem that I linked to an old patch for getting the original exception bubbled on a FastCGI crash. The old patch just raised FCGI System Error and not...
March 26, 2005
Another pair of ThoughtWorkers pick up Rails
Obie Fernandez and Carlos Villela are ThoughtWorkers following the lead of other company programmers, like Aslak (who’s getting DamageControl on Rails) and John Wilkers, in exploring Rails further.And while the...
March 26, 2005
Obfuscated Ruby Code Contest
While Ruby is usually praised as being one of the most readable programming languages around, it’s certainly also possibly to make it obfuscated. It just takes a good dose of...