April 25, 2006
Use params, not @params
I still frequently see people in the #rubyonrails channel using @params in their code. For a while now @params has been deprecated in favor of simply params. For those who...
April 21, 2006
EastMedia jumps into the Rails training arena
Matt Pelletier’s EastMedia, a Rails-centric firm out of New York City, has announced that they are offering two Rails classes in the near future.The first is a one day course...
April 21, 2006
habtm vs has_many :through
Of late the ActiveRecord association code has been getting a lot of love. One of the high profile additions are polymorphic associations which turned into one of the big features...
April 20, 2006
Jobster looking for lots of Rails developers
Jobster is buying into Rails big time. Over the next few months they are looking to hire no fewer than 10 developers. Those over in the Getting Real camp may...
April 20, 2006
Fluxiom has launched
The wait is over for the next killer Rails application. Fluxiom has launched! Digital asset management just got a lot sexier.You may have seen its demo video which has been...
April 20, 2006
Writing Domain Specific Languages
If you’ve been in the Ruby community for any time, you will likely have heard about “Domain Specific Languages”. Rails uses the concept extensively with its macro style methods for...
April 20, 2006
Five reasons why your next enhancement patch should be a plugin
Rails core team member Rick Olson shares five really good reasons for why you should make your next Rails enhancement patch a plugin rather than submitting a ticket. Great advice....
April 19, 2006
Stress testing your protected pages
David came up with a quick tip for anyone stress testing protected pages with a stateless tester, such as siege. Log in with your browser View the cookies and find...
April 19, 2006
Rails Recipes release candidate now available
Dave Thomas has just announced that the first release-candidate of Rails Recipes is now available. What that means is that the book is essentially in its finished form. It’s had...
April 19, 2006
Rails training for a good cause
Here’s a good idea: Use a hot new technology to help kids prepare to create the next hot new technology.Amy Hoy, Ezra Zygmuntowicz and Jeff Casimir are doing just that...