January 19, 2007
Haml 1.0
Since we’re all celebrating new releases, it seems only fair to point out that Haml, an alternative markup format to Rails’ RHTML templates, has reached the lofty version of 1.0....
January 19, 2007
Prototype 1.5: Now with a manual!
Prototype 1.5 shipped together with Rails 1.2 today. But that’s not all that’s been happening at the JavaScript sugar mill. Today also marks the official unveiling of prototypejs.org. A brand...
January 19, 2007
Rails 1.2: REST admiration, HTTP lovefest, and UTF-8 celebrations
Get out your party balloons and funny hats because we’re there, baby. Yes, sire, Rails 1.2 is finally available in all it’s glory. It took a little longer than we...
January 9, 2007
Rails blogging contest
Pat Eyler is running a Ruby blogging contest, sponsored by Apress, and the first month’s topic is Rails Revelations: How Rails made me a better programmmer. Read the requirements at...
January 8, 2007
Hackfest 2007 and CD Baby sprint
Ah, Portland. The open-source motherland. Pacific springtime beauty. RailsConf ’07 nirvana.rb # => true and home of CD Baby, a little record store that digs Ruby and Rails.We’re gearing up...
January 6, 2007
Capistrano 1.3.1
I’ve been remiss in announcing recent Capistrano releases, so I’m making up for lost time now. Capistrano 1.3.1 is now available!Capistrano, for those of you that are late to the...
January 5, 2007
DailyKos considers Ruby on Rails
Earlier this week, Hunter, uber technocrat at DailyKos.com started talking about how they will build the next version of DailyKos. The discussion has been going for a day or two...
January 5, 2007
Rails 1.2: Release Candidate 2
This is it. We’re a mere two shakes of a lamb’s tail from releasing the final version of Rails 1.2. But before we light the fireworks and pop the champagne,...
December 26, 2006
RailsBench available as gem
Stefan Kaes’ RailsBench benchmarking suite is now available as a gem. This makes it even easier to get started benchmarking your application and find bottlenecks. Yay for ease of installation....
December 19, 2006
Using custom mime types
So, you’ve started using Rails’ new mime type support with responds_to, but you were wondering how to add your own custom types? Luckily, Geoffrey Grosenbach (aka topfunky) is there to...