March 20, 2006
Software setup behind Robot Co-op
For those who were interested by last week’s post on the Robot Co-op’s hardware setup,Eric Hodel has posted a follow up detailing the Robot Co-op’s software setup. If you are...
March 20, 2006
Rails Training Coast to Coast (and beyond)
Mike and Dave are mobilizing their perpetually sold out Pragmatic Rails Studio again. This time, they’re hitting both coasts of the USA.First in Portland on April 10 followed by Boston...
March 19, 2006
Quick PDF generation with RTex
Bruce Williams of Naviance recently announced his RTex plugin. It exposes your controller data to rtex views that output LaTeX which is convereted to PDF.To install you can use the...
March 19, 2006
i5labs pushing the limits of Rails
In November, PlanetMoon launched Infected, a first-person shooter game for Playstation Portable. The PSP game has two-pieces, one, the actual PSP game (which is C++), and a statistics reporting tool...
March 18, 2006
Ruby/Rails in the Valley: the Silicon Valley Ruby Conference
David Black sends along this note about the upcoming Silicon Valley Ruby Conference, which features Rails core’s own Marcel Molina Jr. and Jeremy Kemper:Ruby Central is a name you can...
March 16, 2006
Auto sanitized templates with Erubis
Last month on the Rails core mailing list, a thread popped up (that went on and on) wherein the idea was proposed that rhtml templates should automatically sanitize output by...
March 16, 2006
Interview with Tobias Lutke of Shopify
The decidedly right-brained Amy Hoy sat down for an interview with with core member and Rails old-timer Tobias L├╝tke. They talk about Jaded Pixel’s greatly anticipated Shopify as well as...
March 16, 2006
Hardware setup behind the Robot Co-op
The Robot Co-op’s umbrella of Rails apps, including 43 Things and 43 Places, has become one of the poster children of large scale Rails applications in production. For all those...
March 16, 2006
Rails and the Agile book win top honors at Jolt awards
Tonight at the Software Development Jolt Awards, Rails won the best web development tool award while the canonical Rails book, Agile Web Development with Rails, won for best technical book....
March 16, 2006
The Adventures of Scaling: A Case Study
Patrick Lenz has started in on a case study The adventures of scaling, in four instalments, on how he made eins.de scale, improving its performance by about 60%.The online community...