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 —...
April 4, 2005
Justin Gehtland's article brings 3rd Slashdotting on Rails
Kudos to Justin Gehtland for landing Rails its 3rd Slashdotting with his level-headed article comparing Java/JSTL/Spring/Hibernate/MySQL stack application to the somewhat equivalent in Rails.
April 4, 2005
Justin Gehtland is back with numbers to back it up
Justin Gehtland is back with numbers to back up his original claim that “Rails is actually faster” for his application than the Java/Spring/Hibernate/JSTL stack powered version was. Through various benchmarks, he...
April 2, 2005
Exploring Ruby on Rails in a conversation
Ara Howard and Doug Fales has a great article on Linux Journal exploring Rails through a conversation. They talk about how thinks work building a small blog engine and touches...
April 1, 2005
Moved to a brand new dedicated server
The terror reign of intermittent MySQL errors has ended. We moved to a brand new dedicated server this morning thanks once again to the kind crew at TextDrive. UPDATE: The...
April 1, 2005
O'Reilly's CTO praises Rails to the chocolate skies
Rael Dornfest seems to be having a chocolate good time digging into the crunchy Rails. As the Chief Technology Officer at O’Reilly Media, he certainly has a good touch with...
March 31, 2005
Scaling the productivity gains on larger projects
Evan Rabble is the lead developer on the forthcoming podcasting portal Odeo. He’s being working with Rails for some time now and has just done a write-up on how the...
March 31, 2005
Reasonable expectations on a $12 plan
It’s great to see so many Railers sign up with TextDrive. They’re a great host and I’m happy to be associated with them. But unfortunately, it appears that there’s some...
March 31, 2005
Production Log Analyzer: Find slow pages
Eric Hodel has released the Production Log Analyzer: The Production Analyzer lets you find out which pages on your site are dragging you down. pl_analyze requires the use of SyslogLogger...
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...