May 18, 2006
Interview with Mongrel developer Zed Shaw
Zed Shaw’s new (mostly) Ruby webserver Mongrel has been getting people’s attention lately. What started out as perhaps just an itch has turned into a full time project for Zed,...
May 18, 2006
Weekly interactive guides with Kevin Clark
Kevin Clark, the guy whose recently taken on the documentation cleanup project, is diversifying his documentation work. His latest idea: weekly interactive guides. Write into Kevin with requests on a...
May 18, 2006
Easily find inefficient queries with QueryTrace
Nathaniel Talbott of test/unit fame has just released a new plugin he calls QueryTrace. I’ll let him explain what it does: It’s nice that ActiveRecord logs the queries that are...
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...