August 20, 2009
What's New in Edge Rails: No REST for the weary
This week’s post will be rather short and sweet. The notable commits of the week seemed to revolve mainly around refactoring and even slightly altering the way some of the...
August 13, 2009
What's New in Edge Rails: The BugMash Edition
Another week, another update on Edge Rails. And man, you aren’t making this easy on me, are ya? This weekend, in case you hadn’t already heard, was the first Rails...
August 11, 2009
Community Highlights: IronRuby
As Rubyists migrate from Ruby 1.8 to Ruby 1.9, new Rubyimplementations are gaining in maturity.Recently, IBM's Antonio Cangiano wrote an interesting article comparing the performance between Ruby 1.8, 1.9 and...
August 6, 2009
What's New in Edge Rails: The Hodgepodgery
It’s been quite a while since we’ve had a new Edge Rails post. I’ve really missed them and there have been a lot of changes, both big and small, on...
August 3, 2009
How do I learn Ruby & Rails?
This is a question I get quite a lot.Where should I start? What should I do? What can I do to become a better Ruby/Rails developer etc.. (more common questions)I...
July 30, 2009
Community Highlights: Yehuda Katz
Over the past few months, Rails core team member Yehuda Katz has posted a series of great blog articles describing some of the process and technique he’s used while coding...
July 27, 2009
Rails BugMash
Some of you may remember the Rails Hackfests that were conducted in 2007 and 2008. Well, with some help from the RailsBridge folks, we’re bringing back something similar :The First...
July 20, 2009
Rails 2.3.3: Touching, faster JSON, bug fixes
We’ve released Ruby on Rails version 2.3.3. This release fixes a lot of bugs and introduces a handful of new features.Active Record touch is a convenient method to update a...
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...