July 30, 2007
Happy 3-year anniversary, Rails
We’ve passed the 3-year mark for when Rails first saw the light of day as a public release. It’s been an amazing ride, don’t you think?
July 21, 2007
Capistrano 2.0
Capistrano 2.0 is real. (What is Capistrano?) Install it thus: gem install capistrano It’s been through four preview releases, and has seen significant changes since 1.4.1. If you’re currently using...
July 20, 2007
Rails and MySQL
The MySQL-dump blog posted on some observed rubyisms while evaluating a large ruby application. He highlights some potential problems with ActiveRecord that may come up, such as using “SELECT *”,...
July 12, 2007
Two Years of Rails Podcasting
Two years ago today, Scott Barron published the first episode of the Ruby on Rails Podcast. — Geoffrey Grosenbach Wow, has it been two years already? Geoffrey’s been a major...
July 10, 2007
Jason Perry has started a survey at http://railsforge.com/, asking for community feedback on whether a Rails-specific forge-site would be useful or not. What are your thoughts? Head on over and...
July 10, 2007
Haml 1.7
The Haml team recently announced the release of Haml 1.7, which is an alternative markup system that you can use in Rails, instead of the default ERb-based markup. Version 1.7...
July 9, 2007
Subversion Browser on Rails
ActiveReload has just released Warehouse, a simple subversion browser written using Rails. It sports a beautiful UI and can handle the mundane task of user and permission management for you....
July 8, 2007
Research on why and how adopts Rails
Michel Barbosa has completed his bachelor thesis Delivery of the Key Adoption Factors and Key Characteristics of Companies Using Ruby on Rails. It presents research he has done and conclusions...
July 2, 2007
Rails to Italy in Pisa in October
Rails to Italy is gathering the Italian Rails community in Pisa from October 26th through 27th. They’re open for registration and are still looking for speakers. The price to participate...
July 1, 2007
PhD study on innovation with open source
Zilia Iskoujina is a PhD student from the UK who’s doing research on Knowledge management and innovation in virtual organisations. As part of that, a questionaire for people working in...