March 22, 2005
Rails 0.11.0: Ajax, Pagination, Non-vhost, Incoming mail
With the inclusion of Ajax helpers in Rails 0.11.0, we’ve addressed the most important concern holding back large scale Ajax use: Writing DHTML by hand. Manipulating the DOM by hand...
March 22, 2005
RubyConf 2005 preregistration is open
Let me tell you where you’re going to be on October 14th through 16th. You’re going to be in San Diego, California. That’s right. RubyConf just opened the doors for...
March 22, 2005
4th book coming: Rails Developer Notebook
O’Reilly is getting on board the Rails too. Their first book is going to be the Rails Developer Notebook, which as the name suggests is part of their Developer’s Notebooks...
March 21, 2005
New book coming: Pragmatic Rails Recipes
I’m incredibly proud to announce the third Rails book in the making. The title is “Pragmatic Rails Recipes: A Guide to Elegant Web Development” and the authors should be very...
March 20, 2005
Fifth International Ruby Conference
The fifth international Ruby conference is happening in San Diego, California from October 14th until 16th. You have to come. I went last year and had the most wonderful three...
March 20, 2005
RubyGems 0.8.8 with better dependency management
I forgot to mention that a new and much improved version of RubyGems was made available a while back. The new version makes it a lot easier to install Rails...
March 20, 2005
Installnig FastCGI for Rails on OS X
Getting started with Rails is terribly easy thanks to the Ruby-based web server that’s available with ./script/server. But if you want to get production level speeds, you’re going to need...
March 19, 2005
Bruce Perens' glowing ode to Rails
When Bruce Perens first showed up at the #rubyonrails IRC channel, we were honored by his presence. Bruce is a thought leader on free and open source software and the...
March 19, 2005
Bla-bla List: Cloning a Rails app in RIFE
Geert Bevin gets an A+ for trying, no doubt about that. In an attempt to hold the fort for Java as the troops are deserting left and right, Geert went...
March 18, 2005
'Ruby on Rails hurts developer productivity'
I tried to warn him, but he wouldn’t listen. Jakob Skjerning, who helped redesign rubyonrails.com and whom I worked with on Daily Rush, has been sucked into the Rails vortex:...