January 9, 2009
This Week in Edge Rails
January 3, 2009 -January 9, 2009It was a pretty light week for the edge Rails tree: about 20 commits. We’re starting to see things coalesce for a 2.3 release, though...
January 5, 2009
Announcing the Rails activists
Bringing Rails and Merb together is about more than just merging the respective code. We’re also picking up the best ideas from both communities beyond the code. Following on Merb’s...
January 2, 2009
This Week in Edge Rails
December 27, 2008-January 2, 2009Happy New Year! Apparently the Rails core team was not doing too much partying to end the old year: we had 35 commits hit the edge...
December 26, 2008
This Week in Edge Rails
December 20-December 26, 2008 EditionThe biggest change in Rails in recent memory isn’t reflected in edge Rails yet: I’m speaking, of course, about the merger of Merb into Rails 3...
December 23, 2008
Merb gets merged into Rails 3!
It’s christmas, baby, and do we have a present for you. We’re ending the bickering between Merb and Rails with a this bombshell: Merb is being merged into Rails 3!We...
December 21, 2008
Mild refresh of rubyonrails.org
We’ve just launched a mild refresh of the rubyonrails.org site. It now runs on Radiant through Passenger at Slicehost and includes a nip and tuck in various places along with...
December 20, 2008
Performance of Rails Metal
Josh recently added Rails Metal, which has been getting a fair bit of publicity. Metal is a great piece of functionality for those rare cases where the speed of your...
December 19, 2008
This Week in Edge Rails
December 13-December 19, 2008 EditionThe Rails team hasn’t been hibernating this week: 50 commits hit the edge branch, from a variety of developers. Here’s my pick of the most interesting...
December 17, 2008
Introducing Rails Metal
Rails Edge adopted Rack a while back and we’ve been exploring ways to expose that better. The first thing we did was to make it really easy to hook up...
December 16, 2008
Hosting Ruby on Rails with Passenger
Phusion Passenger aka mod_rails has been on a tour de force lately and rightfully so. It makes Rails deployment so much simpler and combined with REE faster and with less...