January 6, 2005
Nicholas presents the Directors
Nicholas Seckar is busy working away on the Directors — the next-generation URL mapping scheme for Rails — yet still took the time to explain how its going to work....
January 6, 2005
Road Map: The rails leading to 1.0
Rails is already an incredibly capable environment, but we’re still not quite ready to slap on the 1.0 sticker according to my own standards for that label. So what’s missing?...
January 6, 2005
SoapBX: Presentations powered by S5, Textile, Rails
Pelle Braendgaard just launched and announced a new free Rails service entitled SoapBX that let’s you use a combination of Textile and S5 to forget about Powerpoint and Keynote:About the...
January 6, 2005
Tracks: A Getting Things Done implementation
Getting Things Done is all the rage these days as geeks scramble to inject some order into their messy work lives. So what better way to jump on board that...
January 6, 2005
Brian discovers the default logging goodness
Brian McCallister started working on a new Rails application and discovered the goodness that is the default logging setup:This is sort of what using Rails is mostly like. You stumble...
January 6, 2005
Using the Rails to impress potential employers
Drew McLellan is looking for a job and what better way to demonstrate to potential employers than to show you’re keeping up with the field of web development:I like to...
January 4, 2005
Ruby on the German Rails
I love picking up Rails praise in a foreign language through the wonder that is Google Translate:…within fewer days it was my small Webapp finished and I a realization enrich:...
January 4, 2005
Rails 0.9.3: Optimistic locking, dynamic finders, 1.8.2
Rails is now fully compatible with Ruby 1.8.2, which we advice all to upgrade to as soon as possible. It contains a year’s worth of bug fixes for Ruby, so...
January 4, 2005
43things in 5,204 lines of Ruby on Rails
Eric Hodel was so kind as to show me the output of rake stats on 43things and it revealed that it took 5,204 lines of Ruby to create the current...
January 3, 2005
Are you watching the health of your software?
Kent Beck has probably been more responsible for the uptake of automated testing amongst the general developer population than any other figure over the last five years. One of the...