March 6, 2006
SwitchTower is now Capistrano
We were served with a “cease and desist” from Raindance Communications, Inc. over the use of their registered trademark SWITCHTOWER on Friday. This led to a wild three-day brainstorming session...
March 5, 2006
Rick Olson joins the Rails core
Rick Olson aka technoweenie has been granted the rank of core and will join the new 12-strong group of developers with commit rights to the Rails source.Rick has long been...
March 3, 2006
Sneak peak at effortless deployment with Rails Machine
SwitchTower author Jamis Buck has provided an excellent manual documenting how to use it. Those who’ve taken the plunge are loving how easy it makes deployment, as well as myriad...
March 3, 2006
Audio from Future of Web Apps summit
The Future of Web Apps summit put on by Carson Workshops was a veritable who’s who with representatives from Delicious, Flickr, Yahoo, Google and others. David Heinemeier Hansson was there...
March 3, 2006
RubyConf 2006 location announced
Hot on the heals of the fervor behind the upcoming RailsConf, the location of RubyConf 2006 has been announced. This fall it’s going to be in Denver, Colorado from October...
March 3, 2006
Annotated models
Ever working with a model and you forget what all of its columns are? Ever find yourself with your schema.rb open in a separate window so you can see what...
March 1, 2006
Getting Real: How to build web apps like 37s
So now that we’ve forced our technology of web applications upon the world with Ruby on Rails, we decided to get opinionated about everything else involved too. Getting Real, the...
March 1, 2006
New in Rails: Enumerable#group_by and Array#in_groups_of
Changeset 3726 adds two little methods to ActiveSupport: Enumerable#group_by and @ Array#in_groups_of@.Enumerable#group_by is for collecting an enumerable into sets, grouped by the result of a block. Useful, for example, for...
March 1, 2006
Two Ruby articles in the latest ObjectiveView
ObjectiveView, a journal for software developers that focuses each issue on a specific topic, has two Ruby related articles in their latest issue, New Technologies Focus.The first is an introduction...
March 1, 2006
New for Rails 1.1: Integration Tests
If you’ve ever tried to properly test complex scenarios involving multiple controller actions, you will notice that the Rails Functional Tests fall flat. The new Integration Tests, which have just...