February 10, 2007
Shiny new Subversion and Trac cluster
You’ve all noticed the excruciating Rails svn updates and Trac molasses in the last couple of weeks. Following the release of Rails 1.2 we thoroughly overwhelmed our development server, no...
February 7, 2007
IntelliJ jumps on Ruby and Rails
JetBrains’ IntelliJ has long been the gold standard for Java IDEs. Now the company is taking a shot at turning their suite into a good fit for Ruby and Rails...
February 6, 2007
In case you're having trouble installing gems...
A significant number of Rails developers have reported problems installing gems with the updated RubyGems release. If you’re experiencing a problem that looks anything like this:$ gem update sqlite3-ruby Updating...
February 6, 2007
Rails 1.2.2: SQLite3, gems, singular resources
It’s time for another minor update to Rails 1.2. This was primarily prompted by a change in the API for SQLite between version 3.3.7 and 3.3.8+, which left the Rails...
February 5, 2007
RailsConf is more than half sold out and the fastest selling O'Reilly conference
The registration form for RailsConf is still glowing hot after a weekend that ensured that we’re now more than half sold out for the conference! This makes RailsConf ‘07 the...
February 4, 2007
Joyent makes Rails app go to 4,000 req/sec
Our friends at TextDrive/Joyent have been slugging away at their seriously impressive mega-cluster for quite some time now and it looks like it’s paying off. Just a few days ago,...
February 4, 2007
New Feature for Rails 2.0: Multiple Controller View Paths
Thanks to John Long, Rails now supports multiple view paths for each controller. For 90% of the apps, this probably won’t make a huge difference. But, for those of you...
February 4, 2007
How to get more literal URLs and still use IDs
Obie walks through the technique for getting more search engine-friendly URLs and still retain the ease of use with auto-incrementing ids.It’s the same technique we used on the new 37signals...
February 4, 2007
Capistrano 1.4.0
Capistrano is a utility for executing commands in parallel on multiple machines, such as for automating the deployment of applications. Version 1.4.0 is now available.To install:gem install capistranoVersion 1.4.0 fixes...
February 2, 2007
One third of RailsConf '07 seats gone!
So we had a suspicion that the seats for RailsConf ‘07 would sell fast, but this is ridiculously. A few hours after we’ve opened for registrations that close to more...