May 17, 2006
A gentle reminder about pluralizations
Watching the RSS feed from the Ruby on Rails trac is a great way to keep up on what’s happening in Rails development. If you’re doing any development on the...
May 17, 2006
Welcome Josh Susser to the Rails weblog
You may already know Josh Susser from his excellent blog has_many :through. After linking up 5 of his posts in a row we figured it would be easier to cut...
May 16, 2006
Silicon Valley Ruby on Rails group forming
For those of you in the Silicon Valley, Zachary Taylor and others are starting up a Ruby on Rails group and are looking for people interested in joining in. They...
May 15, 2006
Rails Recipes is out of beta
Chad Fowler’s excellent Rails Recipes, quickly becoming the de facto companion to the canonical Agile Web Development with Rails, is out of beta and off to the printers. Now that...
May 14, 2006
JRuby runs a simple Rails application
The chaps at the JRuby project has been making rapid progress in anticipation of JavaOne. They finally got a simple, but complete Rails application running. I hear it’s not breaking...
May 14, 2006
User group for Rails in Scotland
Graeme Mathieson of Rubaidh has put together a Rails user group for Scotland. Their first meeting is on the 25th of May.
May 11, 2006
Deploying Rails on Windows servers
Most Rails applications are deployed in a Unix server environment. Tools like Capistrano make this dead easy. For those working in a Windows environment, deployment can get considerably harder. The...
May 10, 2006
Laying Tracks: How to Contribute to Rails
Josh Susser is at it again. He’s whiped up a PDF presentation called Laying Tracks which details the hows and the whys of contributing patches to Rails.At just 16 slides,...
May 10, 2006
Documentation push
We’ve recently decided to put some work into Rails documentation. We’d like to flesh out the existing docs, add documentation for the corners that are lacking and update what may...
May 8, 2006
New in Rails: has_many :through gets :uniq
Changset 4325 adds the :uniq option to has_many :through. Josh Susser, ActiveRecord associations guru, offers a nice write up of what it means for has_many :through to have :uniq.You haven’t...