April 29, 2008
RailsConf keynotes: Kent Beck, Joel Spolsky, Jeremy Kemper, yours truly
I’m happy to announce that we finalized the keynote line-up for this year’s RailsConf and I can’t believe the great names we got (especially that last guy on the list,...
April 23, 2008
Agile Web Development with Rails, 3rd Edition
You asked for, heck, you demanded it, and now it’s becoming a reality. The original Rails book, Agile Web Development with Rails, is getting a facelift and the 3rd edition...
April 22, 2008
ALA special on Rails
A List A Part is featuring a special issue dedicated to Ruby on Rails. There’s Creating More Using Less Effort with Ruby on Rails by Michael Slater and Getting Started...
April 21, 2008
Ruby Heroes accepting nominations
Ruby Hero Award is a great initiative to highlight some of all the hard-working people in the Ruby and Rails communities who might otherwise not get as much exposure as...
April 21, 2008
rubyonrails.org was not hijacked
Due to a snafu at the domain company holding rubyonrails.org, the site was turned into their default Google-baiting holding spot yesterday. The problem has now been resolved and the Google-bait...
April 15, 2008
Rails (and family) on Lighthouse
Lighthouse “version 2” deployed yesterday, so I’m officially opening the Rails Lighthouse tracker up for business. Other spinoff projects such as Prototype and Capistrano have already made the switch. As...
April 12, 2008
How time zone support will work in Rails 2.1
Geoff Buesing has writing a great guide to the time zone support in Rails 2.1. It goes through all the new features including how to setup per-user time zone support...
April 11, 2008
Passenger (mod_rails for Apache) launches
The guys at Phusion has finally wrapped up Passenger, their mod_rails-like module for Apache. It’s looking like a great, easy solution for people who want a more PHP-like deployment story....
April 11, 2008
Rails premieres on GitHub
GitHub has now officially launched and Rails is right there at the premiere. The Rails repository now lives at rails/rails and you can check it out with:git clone git://github.com/rails/rails.gitIf you...
April 7, 2008
Session schedule for RailsConf available
The session schedule for RailsConf is now available. A very packed lineup across Thursday through Sunday.Also, the early bird deal is ending April 10th. After that, the price of admission...