February 22, 2005
Understanding Model-View-Control
Rails is built upon the foundation of a model-view-control split of responsibilities. The MVC pattern can be quite bewildering if you’re coming from procedural PHP, other non-OOP environments, or are...
February 22, 2005
Components are coming to Rails
Despite my recent case against high-level components, I do find low-to-medium level components useful when restricted within a narrow context. I could easily foresee abstracting some of the stuff in...
February 22, 2005
Benchmark reports coming to Rails
Florian Weber has been working on his benchmark extension to test/unit for quite a while, but real life got in the way with the development of Bellybutton. He’s now making...
February 22, 2005
Comparing Struts to Action Pack/Railties
Nicholas Mommaerts is a Java programmer that “…spend[s] 8 hours a day programming with Struts in a big company”. After becoming interested enough in Rails to do his blog in...
February 19, 2005
Jamis Buck presents Rails at Utah JUG
Jamis Buck did a presentation of Rails for the Utah Java Users Group two nights ago. He has made the entire show available online including the Terminal videos used to...
February 18, 2005
Scott Baron explains how to use validations
Another installment in Scott Baron’s series “Rails Application Walk-through” today. This time he’s tackling the use of validations by utilizing both the built-in ones and a couple of custom validations....
February 17, 2005
Nearing a tipping point for LAMP with Rails
Tom Purl believes we’re getting near a tipping point for LAMP in the enterprise and that the missing piece, “…this bridge appears to be Ruby on Rails”:So in addition to...
February 17, 2005
Commercial training in Rails
Tobias Luekte has had great success introducing newcomers to Rails. He provides tutoring sessions with hand-holding, sing-alongs, and all that good stuff that makes you really get what’s going on...
February 16, 2005
Jamis Buck joins 37signals as full-time employee
37signals completed the hire of its second full-time employee today: Jamis Buck. We’re really happy to see Jamis join us to further our suite of Ruby on Rails-based products and...
February 16, 2005
Installing Lighttpd 1.3.10 on OSX
Johan Sørensen has put together a great guide for getting lighttpd 1.3.10 running on OS X. All the steps needed to have lighttpd serving a FCGI-powered application. This is particularly...