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...
April 6, 2005
Typo gets prettier URLs, Ajax, AWS, cheap hosting
Tobias Lütke’s blogging engine Typo is storming ahead with good stuff lately. He recently implemented even-prettier URLs and Ajaxed the comments section. Now Patrick Lenz has brought the web service...
April 5, 2005
Rails rides to Finland
Jarkko Laine is spreading the good word of Rails all around Finland. He’s doing a guest lecturer about Rails at Tampere University of Technology and he just spotted a nice...
April 5, 2005
Using Gettext to translate your Rails application
Sacha Ebach shows you how to deal with multi-lingual applications in Using Gettext to translate your Rails application. It’s a complete guide talking about what tools you need, the structure...
April 5, 2005
Jon Udell discovers Ruby on Rails
Jon Udell discovers Ruby on Rails and shows special affection for Active Record in Separating code from its environment:I’ve only scratched the surface of Ruby, but when I recently started...
April 4, 2005
Addressing "bogus statements" about Rails
Xavier Defrang has been following the heated arguments about Rails for some time and got fed up with a bunch of “…bogus statements (FUD?) and issues raised in the TSS...
April 4, 2005
Rails mentioned in Reuters story on open source
The rise of small outfits building big things on constrained budgets is the theme of a Reuters story carried by Yahoo! News. It includes a quote by Tim O’Reilly and...
April 4, 2005
Rails enters and Ruby reach goes up by 2-3x
Rob Harwood spotted this very interesting trend from Alexa describing the rise of Ruby reach as Rails enters the scene:Harwood interprets the correlation:Forget the hype over Rails — not important....