March 2, 2005
Agile Web Development with Rails in July
It has been made official. The title of the first Rails book is going to be Agile Web Development with Rails and its currently being written by Dave Thomas. A...
March 1, 2005
Scratch: The minimalist's weblog
Scratch is a very interesting weblog package by Scott Barron (and with help from Sam Stephenson) that shuns any HTML interface:Scratch is the minimalist’s web log. Scratch gives you nothing...
February 28, 2005
Rails 0.10 on lighttpd without scaffolding video
Matt Moriarity has managed to do something I’ve been pledging for a long time: Record an updated video for Rails 0.10 using lighttpd and not“cheating” by using scaffolding. Very cool....
February 28, 2005
Another tale about Rails scaling
TJ Vanderpoel is currently preparing a case study on how he scaled his mortgage processing application with a single lighttpd web server powered by a cluster of FastCGI application servers....
February 28, 2005
Four Days on Rails
John McCreesh has published a great new 30+ paged tutorials for getting started with Rails entitled Four Days on Rails.Rails is well documented on-line; in fact, possibly too well documented...
February 28, 2005
"What the fuck are we gonna do now?!"
Master: “Hmmm. The argument on programmer productivity seems to be lost..”Apprentice: “It’s game over, man. Just game over! What the fuck are we gonna do now?!”Master: “You are mistaken, young...
February 28, 2005
RubyGems 0.8.6 fixes critical error
So now that you just upgraded to RubyGems 0.8.5, please do so again to 0.8.6. The 0.8.5 version contained a bad bug that would render the rails command to create...
February 28, 2005
Rails book slated for late-summer release
Dave Thomas is busy writing the first Rails book and has been making great progress lately. In his blog post Quite a Week For Rails, he says:I’ve actually finished enough...
February 27, 2005
Get a life-time TextDrive for $399
TextDrive is our wonderful host. They’re contributing big time to the development of Rails and are up to date with the latest (like exploring lighttpd as an Apache alternative). They’ve...
February 27, 2005
Installing Rails through RubyGems 3x faster!
RubGems 0.8.5 has been released and turbo-charges the installation of new gems and updating of the repository lists. In general, it’s about three times faster than the old version. All...