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...
January 16, 2005
An unusual high presence of Macs
Most of the core developers in the Rails community are using Macs and they’re certainly not afraid to say so. In the hours surrounding the latest MacWorld, the #rubyonrails channel...
January 15, 2005
Having problems running tests under 1.8.2?
Unfortuntately, the snapshot of test/unit included in Ruby 1.8.2 is broken for use with Rake. Steps are being made to remedy the situation, but in the mean while, you can...
January 13, 2005
It\'s all about the applications
While videos and talk are all nice and good, it’s the applications built that has the power to propel frameworks into stardom. Basecamp has served as a flag bearer for...