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:...
July 30, 2006
Composite primary keys for Active Record
Dr Nic Williams has charged one of the major strongholds of legacy database compatibility with Rails, composite primary keys support. By installing his nimble plugin, you get a very natural...
July 29, 2006
Typo 4.0 released, with Rails App Installer
I’m only a week behind on the release of Typo 4. Typo is one of the oldest and most visible of Rails open source projects, so it’s always nice to...
July 26, 2006
Rails is 2 years old
It seemed to have slipped all of our minds, but yesterday, the 25th of July marks the 2 year anniversary of Rails’ release.Here’s David’s announcement email to the ruby-talk mailing...
July 21, 2006
Rails Conference slides coming soon
Jay Zimmerman just wrote to say that next Wednesday, July 26th, the presentation media for RailsConf 2006 will go on sale to the general public. So if you didn’t get...
July 20, 2006
Scott Raymond on Refactoring to REST
Gonzo Rails developer Scott Raymond has written an analysis of how he refactored IconBuffet.com using RESTful routes. It’s the most cogent and compelling description of the benefits of a CRUDdy/RESTful...
July 18, 2006
European RailsConf Talk Proposal Deadline Approaching
For the procrastinators out there, don’t forget that the talk proposal deadline for the European RailsConf is coming this Friday, July 21.If you missed RailsConf, this is your chance to...
July 16, 2006
MenuTree helps you find food fast
MenuTree is a new Rails application that seeks to make the search for new take-out places a more enjoyable experience. They just launched, so do help fill up the options...