August 16, 2007
Prototype 1.6.0 release candidate
The first release candidate for Prototype 1.6.0 is now [available for download](http://prototypejs.org/2007/8/15/prototype-1-6-0-release-candidate). This version features a rewrite of the event system, including support for DOM-based custom events and the DOMContentLoaded...
August 15, 2007
Rails Rumble 2007
It’s that time of the year again: time for another Rails coding competition. In the spirit of the previous Rails Day contests, Rails Rumble challenges teams of up to four...
August 7, 2007
sMoney.EU
The Czech Rails shop Skvělý.CZ has just announced the release of sMoney.EU, a free expense tracking application written in (of course) Ruby on Rails. It sports translations for several languages,...
July 30, 2007
Last week of early-bird price for RailsConf Europe
RailsConf Europe is approaching fast. It’s going down September 17-19 in Berlin, as most of you know, but this very week is actually the last if you want to take...
July 30, 2007
Happy 3-year anniversary, Rails
We’ve passed the 3-year mark for when Rails first saw the light of day as a public release. It’s been an amazing ride, don’t you think?
July 21, 2007
Capistrano 2.0
Capistrano 2.0 is real. (What is Capistrano?)Install it thus:gem install capistranoIt’s been through four preview releases, and has seen significant changes since 1.4.1. If you’re currently using 1.4.1, be sure...
July 20, 2007
Rails and MySQL
The MySQL-dump blog posted on some observed rubyisms while evaluating a large ruby application. He highlights some potential problems with ActiveRecord that may come up, such as using “SELECT *”,...
July 12, 2007
Two Years of Rails Podcasting
Two years ago today, Scott Barron published the first episode of the Ruby on Rails Podcast. — Geoffrey GrosenbachWow, has it been two years already? Geoffrey’s been a major positive...
July 10, 2007
RailsForge?
Jason Perry has started a survey at http://railsforge.com/, asking for community feedback on whether a Rails-specific forge-site would be useful or not. What are your thoughts? Head on over and...
July 10, 2007
Haml 1.7
The Haml team recently announced the release of Haml 1.7, which is an alternative markup system that you can use in Rails, instead of the default ERb-based markup. Version 1.7...