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,...
August 3, 2006
RubyConf sold out!
Registration for RubyConf 2006 is closed. It took only about four hours to fill 200-some seats. Is that some kind of record?If you missed out, consider holding your own. Ruby...
August 2, 2006
Miguel de Icaza longs for the Rails of GUI
Open source hacker extraordinaire Miguel de Icaza muses about the state of GUI APIs in light of Avalon:I just had a realization today.Microsoft’s Avalon is the J2EE of GUI APIs.Its...
August 1, 2006
Why you need to come to RailsConf EU
Lars Pind is voicing his concerns over the lack of enthusiasm around RailsConf Europe. I can sympathize with the fears, but allow me to iterate why you need to be...
August 1, 2006
Russian Rails community growing fast
Yaroslav Markin wrote to inform me that the Russian Rails community is experiencing rapid growth and that they’ve now completed a translation of the entire site living at www.rubyonrails.ru. If...
August 1, 2006
System management gone Rails
It’s interesting to see that we have not one but two upcoming system management/surveillance solutions coming off Rails. There’s Spiceworks and FiveRuns. Now get out of beta and Get Real!...
August 1, 2006
Simply Restful in Rails Edge
David committed the simply_restful plugin to the rails this afternoon, ensuring its inclusion with the next release of Rails. Beware, there are a few API changes from the plugin, and...
July 30, 2006
lighttpd makes a proxy comeback
As Mongrel continues to bubble to the top of the preferred production stack, we’ve started to evaluate web servers on their proxy rather than their FCGI support. The lighttpd crew...
July 30, 2006
Testing with CSS selectors
If you have trouble wrapping your head around assert_tag and its options, you might want to give CSS selectors a chance instead. There are currently two plugins for handling that:...