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....
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,...