January 22, 2005
'That application is so stupid'
Just as Patrick Lightbody recants his ill-guided charge, Geert Bevin — also involved with a Java web-framework, this time RIFE — picks up the torch and tries his best to...
January 22, 2005
Programmer needed for JSP to Rails conversion
Gately’s would like to dump their JSP-powered shop and upgrade to Rails. They’re looking for Rails talent to help them do just that:We need a developer who is proficient in...
January 22, 2005
"I think Ruby on Rails is way over hyped"
Patrick Lightbody is on the steering committee of the Java web-framework WebWork and not at all happy about all the attention Ruby on Rails is gaining. Apparently, it’s all terribly...
January 21, 2005
Welcome Slashdotters!
We’ve been part of a Slashdot posting once before, but this is the first time that Rails is actually the primary topic of one. So a proper welcome to all...
January 21, 2005
Matz takes note of Ta-da and Rails
Matz — the creator of Ruby — noted the launch of Ta-da List and the fact that it’s 579 lines of Ruby on Rails code today. What a great honor,...
January 21, 2005
Rails tutorial on O'Reilly's ONLamp
Curt Hibbs has written a great tutorial called Rolling with Ruby on Rails. It takes the reader through setting up Ruby on Rails, scaffolding an application into immediate use, and...
January 20, 2005
Ta-da goes international with UTF-8
One of the simplest ways to make your application more welcoming to non-English speakers is to allow them the right of the native language. Before UTF-8 that was a huge...
January 19, 2005
Make your Ta-da list today
Todo lists have long been one of the favorite features in Basecamp, so we thought it would be a nice experiment to share that particular feature with the world at...
January 18, 2005
Rails 0.9.4.1: Cleaning up the mess
Seems like the 0.9.4 release required a public launch in order to find the last snags. No game, no pain, or something. The changes are:Action Mailer Fixed sending of emails...
January 17, 2005
Rails 0.9.4: Caching, filters, SQLite3...
Another incredibly strong release sees the light of day as we move one step closer to the mythical 1.0. This release tackles one of the five steps on the roadmap...