March 10, 2005
Collective Prose: Picture a coffee shop..
Vinu Murugesan just launched a Collective Prose. A pretty interesting application for experimenting with collaborative writing:Collective Prose is a place “where you can share your thoughts, learn new things, tell...
March 9, 2005
Let's Ajax, baby!
Just a heads-up. Honey, the next application from 37signals, is using a lot of Ajax techniques to get a spiffy and responsive interface. I’m already well underway in the process...
March 9, 2005
The power of readable metaprogramming
Oliver Steele is Chief Software Architect at Laszlo Systems and he’s digging into Ruby on Rails:During my last vacation it took about five lazy vacation days with Ruby on Rails...
March 9, 2005
Codepaste.org will rise from the ashes
Bruce Williams is promising the return of codepaste.org, which used to be the preferred paste site in #rubyonrails before it went away. For a long time. But now it’s coming...
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...