April 4, 2005
Addressing "bogus statements" about Rails
Xavier Defrang has been following the heated arguments about Rails for some time and got fed up with a bunch of “…bogus statements (FUD?) and issues raised in the TSS...
April 4, 2005
Rails mentioned in Reuters story on open source
The rise of small outfits building big things on constrained budgets is the theme of a Reuters story carried by Yahoo! News. It includes a quote by Tim O’Reilly and...
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...