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...
March 12, 2008
RailsConf seats filling up
The $100 early-bird discount lasts until April 10th, but it seems like the open seats might not. So if you’re looking to meet up with the rest of the Rails...
February 29, 2008
Registration is Open for Scotland on Rails
Scotland on Rails is set to take place on April 4th and 5th in Edinburgh, Scotland featuring speakers from the UK, Europe, US and New Zealand. A list of sessions...
February 28, 2008
Capistrano 2.2.0
Capistrano is a utility for managing remote servers and automating remote tasks. It is popularly used to deploy Rails applications (but can do oh, so much more!). Version 2.2.0 is...
February 27, 2008
Scotland on Rails April 4-5th
Edinburgh is hosting Scotland on Rails from April 4-5th. A lot of cool people will be speaking there on interesting topics. Check it out.
February 11, 2008
RubyFools: Danish Ruby conference, April 1-2
We normally don’t cover general-purpose Ruby conferences here, but since RubyFools is actually going down in the birth place of Rails and I won’t be able to be there, I...