August 16, 2006
Streamlined: Taking admins beyond scaffolding
Justin Gehtland and Stuart Halloway has been moving along at a rapid pace on Streamlined since its unveiling at RailsConf in June. There’s now a public repository with the code...
August 14, 2006
Recent Rails job postings from the Job Board
We’re going to start posting a summary of recent Rails job postings from the 37signals Job Board every few weeks. All of these positions are for Rails programmers, but be...
August 11, 2006
Reloading Revamped
A few days ago I checked in a significant improvement to Rails’ dependencies and reloading code. In the past, changes to dependencies.rb have shed the blood of those courageous enough...
August 10, 2006
New dedicated Trac server on the way
Our current web and mail server has been buckling under the load of the recent frenzy. Especially Trac and mailman is taking it to its knees. So we’re going to...
August 10, 2006
New security mailing list
In light of the past days of fun and games, we’ve started a new mailing list focused entirely around security. This list will be much lower volume than the main...
August 10, 2006
Rails 1.1.6, backports, and full disclosure
The cat is out of the bag, so here’s the full disclosure edition of the current security vulnerability. With Rails 1.1.0 through 1.1.5 (minus the short-lived 1.1.3), you can trigger...
August 10, 2006
Security update: Rails 1.0, 1.1.3 not affected
Good news: Rails 1.0 and prior is not affected by the latest security breach we’ve experienced. Neither is Rails 1.1.3. We’re currently investigating further just how contaminated 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2,...
August 9, 2006
Rails 1.1.5: Mandatory security patch (and more)
We’re still hard at work on Rails 1.2, which features all the new dandy REST stuff and more, but a serious security concern has come to our attention that needed...
August 7, 2006
Ruby on Rails will ship with OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
It’s finally official: Ruby on Rails will ship with the next version of OS X (see “Internet and Web”). Both server and client (on the developer DVD). We’ve been working...
August 4, 2006
Caboose Rails Documentation Drive
One of the biggest complaints with Rails is the lack of good documentation. Unfortunately, Rails is still very young, and the talented developers are either extremely busy with their jobs,...