March 8, 2005
Picking platforms based on performance
Chris Petrilli talks about the delusions of grandeur that lots of programmers indulge in when they pick an environment based on performance concerns:Write in whatever language you feel most comfortable...
March 8, 2005
Tobias updates Hieraki, Typo, and more
Tobias Luekte has been a busy bee lately. In his week worth of updates, he writes about updating Hieraki and Typo to Rails 0.10 and a bunch of goodies for...
March 7, 2005
Ease of development, speed of execution, pick two
Justin Gehtland has been working on an application using the Java/Spring/Hibernate/JSTL stack for about 5 months. He started redoing it in Rails as an experiment and found something surprising:I’ve been...
March 7, 2005
Should I learn Perl with Maypole, or Ruby on Rails?
Ben Hammersley was debating with himself in public whether to dive into Ruby on Rails or stay with his trusty Perls and pick up on Maypole:Should I learn Perl with...
March 7, 2005
Rails 0.10.1: FCGI stability, WS generator, tons of fixes
This is the point release to tie up the various loose ends introduced with Rails 0.10.0. Action Web Service has seen the most interesting improvements feature-wise with a new generator...
March 5, 2005
Rails is the #1 gem with 20K+ downloads
Rails has now assumed the #1 gem spot with 20,801 downloads at the time of writing. Just in front of Rake, which have long had a solid lead as a...
March 5, 2005
Rails praise from around the web
The latest article by Curt Hibbs and the excellent Four Days with Rails are working wonders to attracting new people to Rails. Here are some of the snippets from people...
March 5, 2005
Rails Noise: Blogging the learning process
Tim Germer is learning Rails and liking it so much that he decided to start a blog about the experience. And such was Rails Noise born. As background for his...
March 4, 2005
Rails makes the cover of Slashdot again
There’s nothing like an O’Reilly article to get you on the cover of Slashdot. Curt Hibbs is once again the man for writing a great article that boosts awareness about...
March 4, 2005
Rolling with Ruby on Rails, Part 2
Curt Hibbs has invaded O’Reilly’s ONLamp.com once more to follow up on his hugely popular (and Slashdot linked) article Rolling with Ruby on Rails. In this second part, he expands...