April 1, 2007
Rails 1.2 Performance
Stephan Kaes, our resident performance expert, has released a new version of RailsBench. He then created new Rails 1.2 vs Rails 1.1 benchmarks, discovering that things aren’t as bad as...
March 14, 2007
Rails 1.2.3: Compatible with Ruby 1.8.6 (and other fixes)
While Rails Edge continues to move forward at a rapid clip, we’ve still had the time to make sure that Rails 1.2.x stays in the game. This release irons out...
March 2, 2007
Plugin loading internals have changed, for the better!
Until now, the task of locating and loading plugins into your app was handled by a handful of private methods on the Rails::Initializer. These methods were fairly large, coarse grained,...
March 1, 2007
Computerworld names Rails #1 tech to know
Computerworld is pinning Rails as the #1 technology to know in 2007. As the only piece of software among group of hardware including NAND drives and new CPUs. About Rails...
February 24, 2007
Capistrano 1.4.1
Here it is, another Capistrano release, and less than a month since the last one! Miracles truly never cease.Capistrano, for those embarrassingly late to the party, is a utility for...
February 24, 2007
RailsConf '07 sold out
All 1200 seats for RailsConf 2007 are now gone. See you all in three months in Portland!Oh, there’s also a waiting list, if more seats should open up due to...
February 20, 2007
Down to the last 100-something RailsConf seats
RailsConf has been racing towards a sell-out and is now almost there. We’re down to our last 100-something seats out of the 1200 being offered. So if you’re still waiting...
February 16, 2007
Writing Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax
Andre Lewis is rolling out a duo of resources for those of you creating mashups and Google Maps-based applications.Andre’s book, Beginning Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax: from Novice...
February 15, 2007
Rails Application featured on Good Morning America
Former AOL CEO Steve Case recently appeared on Good Morning America to talk about his new venture Revolution Health, a new health site built on Rails. Think next generation WebMD.</param></param></embed>The...
February 11, 2007
RailsConf sells close to 3/4s of the seats, RailsConf EU Request for Proposal open
RailsConf has sold close to three quarters of the available seats for the May 17-20 show at an amazing rate. It’s only been a week since we opened for registrations....