July 18, 2009
Remaining Ruby & Rails Conferences in 09
The Ruby and Rails community is still growing strong and the sheer number of conferences coming up is proof of that. Below I’ve put together a list of all the...
July 4, 2009
Community Highlights: Rails Prescriptions
Doing Test Driven Development (TDD) effectively is not something that comes easy, even when you’re working with a well structured Rails application. Up until March of this year there really...
June 16, 2009
Minor Changes to the Rails Security Policy
After reviewing the feedback on the two recent security announcements we’ve made a few minor changes to the Ruby on Rails security policy.The first change we’ve made is to include...
June 12, 2009
Community Highlights: Ruby Heroes
This week I’m happy to tell you about a new set of articles which will be appearing here on the Rails blog called “Community Highlights”. This new series will feature...
June 9, 2009
DoS Vulnerability in Ruby
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been found and fixed in ruby. The vulnerability is due to the BigDecimal method mishandling certain large input values and can cause the interpreter...
June 3, 2009
Security Problem with authenticate_with_http_digest
A security problem has been reported with the digest authentication code in Ruby on Rails. This vulnerability can allow users to bypass your password protection. This vulnerability has been publicly...
May 21, 2009
Community feedback for the future of Rails
A few months ago, we announced the creation of a “forum” to discuss the future of Rails and what the community is interested in. Since then, many important suggestions/topics were...
May 18, 2009
New code contributor index
Xavier Noria (code) and José Espinal (design) have created an awesome code contributor index for Rails core submissions. It’s being updated automatically every night and tracks the number of commits...
May 13, 2009
Railsconf 2009 in Review
Railsconf wrapped up last week, and I think we all survived Vegas. If you weren’t able to make the conference, there is plenty of video, slides, and blog entries to...
April 28, 2009
More speakers on RailsConf Vegas
RailsConf is going down next week in Vegas. I’m sure it’s going to be a great show and can’t wait to get out there. A few of the presenters have...