April 3, 2008
Why Git won't mean Rails snubs Windows
There seem to be some confusion over what the core development of Rails on Git will mean to Windows users. The simple answer is: Absolutely nothing. But let me give...
April 2, 2008
Rails is moving from SVN to Git
We’ve been preparing for Rails to move the official source repository from Subversion to Git for some time now and it seems that it’ll happen over the next week or...
April 1, 2008
A taste of what's coming in Rails 2.1
Rails 2.1 is not far off the horizon and we’ve been adding a ton of extra deliciously nice goodies in preparation of its release lately. As always, the good Ryan...
April 1, 2008
Cobol on Cogs
Watch out, Railsters. The next big thing is going to be Cobol on Cogs.
April 1, 2008
Use Active Resource with SimpleDB
Amazon has a cool article on how to use Active Resource as a consumer for SimpleDB through the AWS SDB Proxy for Rails.
March 26, 2008
mod_rails is on the way
Hongli and crew from Phusion have been hard at work for some time to fix the ease-of-deployment issue on Apache with their Passenger project. They now have a video that...
March 26, 2008
Pratik joins core, retired members go alumni
We’re shaking up the Rails core group a bit. First, please welcome Pratik Naik as the newest member of the group. He’s been doing great work all around the framework...
March 18, 2008
Comparing Rails 2.0 to 1.2 for speed and memory
Hongli Lai has compared a dummy scaffold application from Rails 1.2 to Rails 2.0 and found the latter to be 30-50% faster. That’s great to see. But what I think...
March 12, 2008
Funny or Die handles big load on Rails
Funny Or Die is pulling high G’s scaling their Rails site to handle 9GBps of video and 20MBps of compressed HTML traffic from the stunts of Will Ferrell and others....
March 12, 2008
RadRails 1.0 released
Aptana has released RadRails 1.0 with a bunch of cool new features. I really like their debugging and profiling tools that allow you to inspect the call graph and see...