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June 13, 2022
Rails Discord server is now open to the public
In the past few weeks, the Rails team has been working on a few changes to lower the barrier for new contributors to the framework.We started by disabling the automatic...
May 23, 2022
Welcoming Ryuta, Jean, John to Core and Yasuo, Jonathan to Committers
I’m thrilled to announce three new awesome members to the Rails Core team, which will increase the total number of core members to a cool twelve, and help ensure we...
May 21, 2022
Bugfixes, guides improvement and more!
Hi, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Add ability to ignore tables by a regular expression for SQL schema dumpsIt was already possible to ignore...
May 14, 2022
More async queries, pattern matching and no more autoclosed PRs!
Hi, this is Petrik, bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Async aggregate and find_by queriesActive Record async support was limited to loading collections, but among the not so...
March 27, 2022
Security improvements, reducing bytes and more!
Hi, this is Petrik, bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Reduce the output of Rails::Railtie#inspect to the classnameAnytime inspect was called on Rails::Application, it would output the very...
February 11, 2022
Rails 7.0.2, schema versioning based on the Rails version, and more
Hi, this is Petrik, bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Rails 7.0.2 has been released While this looks like a regular patch release there are a few notable...
February 5, 2022
Dart Sass for Rails, Fiber-aware connection pool and more!
Hi, this is Greg and Robin, bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Dart Sass for RailsAs Ruby Sass has been deprecated a long time ago and since Webpacker...
January 21, 2022
Rails 7.0.1, Webpacker retirement and more
Hi, Wojtek here introducing you to this year changes in the Rails.Released Rails 7.0.1The Ruby 3.1 is fully supported with this release. It also contains few bug fixes and documentation...
December 31, 2021
This Year in Rails! A summary of 2021 in the Rails world
Hi there, this is Greg, bringing you a summary of what happened in the Rails world in 2021. There were so many changes, it is difficult to decide which one...
December 19, 2021
This week in Rails: New releases, bugfixes and more!
Hi there, it is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Ruby on Rails! We had an exciting week, so let’s get to it.Rails 7 has been releasedThere are so...
November 26, 2021
Composable blobs, improved upsert and much more!
Hey, Wojtek here with recent additions to Rails. All of them today for FREE, for you.Thank you all the contributors for making Rails. Those from one-time to day by day...
November 21, 2021
Automated shard swapping middleware, standardised error reporting interface and more!
Hey, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Ruby on Rails.Support <form> elements without [action]By default, when a form is declared without an action attribute, browsers will encode...
November 7, 2021
Nested attributes for delegated types, improved performances and more!
Hey! Robin here with the latest news from the Ruby on Rails world.Support accepts_nested_attributes_for for delegated typesRails 6.1 introduced delegated types to ease handling some polymorphic relationships. This pull request...
October 31, 2021
🎃 Halloween Edition: Zeitwerk migration guide, selenium-webdriver, and some Ruby 3.1 snacks
🍭 Trick or treat, zzak here after a week off with lots of goodies! 🍬Rails Autoloader Migration Guide: From Classic to ZeitwerkThis new guide has all you need to know...
October 15, 2021
Auto timestamps on bulk inserts, HTML safe translations in controllers and more
Hey, Wojtek here with last week updates from the Ruby on Rails world.Set timestamps on insert_all/upsert_all record creationThe timestamps will be automatically set when using bulk insert/upsert. This behaviour can...
October 10, 2021
Automatic inverse_of, performance improvements and more!
Hi, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Ruby on Rails!This week we switched our newsletter delivery platform to HEY, if you are reading this email, you already...
September 27, 2021
Autumn is here, and so is Rails 7 Alpha 2! 🍂
Hey! Zzak here with a JAM-PACKED edition of This Week In Rails. 🍇Server Timing Middleware for DevelopmentThis PR started nearly 2 and a half years ago, finally made its way...
September 17, 2021
Rails 7 alpha released
Hi, Wojtek here with more new Rails 7 changes.Rails 7.0 alpha releasedThe new Rails frontend approach and all the other new goodies can already be checked in this release.Introduce ActiveModel::APIMake...
September 11, 2021
Bye-bye Byebug, Hello jsbundling and cssbundling!
Hi! zzak here! We’re back after a 2 week break with some of the latest changes that will land in Rails 7.DHH previews JavaScript options in Rails 7 [YouTube]If you...
August 28, 2021
Remove default reliance on Sass and more!
Hi, this is Greg, bringing you the latest changes in Rails.Remove default reliance on Sass and CSS generatorsDue to Saas has chosen to focus exclusively on dart-saas, Rails is decreasing...
August 21, 2021
Good-bye classic mode, --skip-puma, --skip-gemfile.. hello weekday_options_for_select!
Hello, zzak again with the latest changes in Rails this week!DHH previews modern web apps without JavaScript bundling or transpilingIn this YouTube, DHH goes through the latest changes planned for...
August 13, 2021
ESM importmap and Marginalia
Hi, Wojtek here introducing you to upcoming Rails 7 goodies.ESM importmap supportModern web apps without JavaScript bundling or transpiling are now possible to build in Rails. Exciting new direction of...
August 8, 2021
Active Record goodies and more!
Hi there, this is Greg, bringing you the latest new about the Rails framework.Allow entirely opting out of deprecation warningsPreviously if you set app.config.active_support.deprecation = :silence, some work would still...
July 31, 2021
Favicons, InvalidAuthenticityToken message gains, Journey optimizations and more!
Hello, zzak here! Congrats on making it through another month and another week of Rails development.Add favicon to internal routes “/favicon.ico”They finally fixed that pesky No route matches [GET] "/favicon.ico"...
July 23, 2021
Active record improvements and much more
Hi, Wojtek here presenting quite a lot of changes from the past week.Disable schema dump per databaseDumping the schema is on by default for all databases in an application. To...
July 19, 2021
Performance and parallel testing improvements and more!
Hi, this is Greg, bring you the latest news of the Rails world. It’s been a quiet week, so we don’t have much changes to cover this time.Fix try and...
July 10, 2021
Rails 6.1.4 and plenty of developer UX goodies
Hi, zzak again with the changes from the last week in Rails.Rails 6.1.4 was releasedThis release includes many bug fixes so be sure to upgrade! You can read the full...
July 2, 2021
Perform destroy_all in batches and a lot more features
Hello. News about latest changes in Rails delivered to you by Wojtek.Active Record destroy_all performs in batchesBy default it will load records in batches of 100 and allow to specify...
June 27, 2021
Support preloads on instance dependent associations and more!
Hi there, this is Greg, bringing you the latest changes in Rails!Time#change should pass the zone property through if it’s setThis PR fixes an issue with changing date objects when...
June 18, 2021
Rails 6.0.4, Lots of Active Storage goodies, and many Quality-of-Life improvements!
Hello, zzak here with the latest changes from the last week to Rails.Rails 6.0.4 was releasedThis release includes many bug fixes so be sure to upgrade! You can read the full summary...
June 11, 2021
Active Storage audio improvements and more
Hi, Wojtek here with the summary of changes from the last week.Add audio analyzer to Active StorageIt extracts duration and bit rate of audio files and stores it in the...
May 28, 2021
Active Record Encrytion, several performance optimizations, and much MORE!
Hi, zzak here! お久しぶりです! This time I will be recapping the past month or so of Rails. Hang on! There’s a ton of stuff to catch up on!!Active Record EncryptionOriginally...
May 2, 2021
Rails Governance
As some questions have been raised about how the Rails project’s governance functions, we’d like to clarify how the team is structured and how we operate: Ruby on Rails is...
January 24, 2021
Defaults to "main" branch name, new webpacker guide and improved strict loading
Hi, Wojtek here with the summary of changes from the last days.Renamed master branch to main in the Rails repositoryAs mentioned by DHH and performed by Rafael França the default...
January 11, 2021
Hello 2021: Sole record, Same form multiple verbs, Validator with range, Rich text control
Hi there. Andy here, with the first newsletter of 2021, highlighting some updates to Ruby on Rails over the last few weeks. Let’s jump right in!Find and assert the presence...
December 20, 2020
This week in Rails: benchmark anywhere, bugfixes and more!
Hi there, it is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Rails!Rails 6.1 released! Horizontal Sharding, Multi-DB Improvements, Strict Loading, Destroy Associations in Background, Error Objects, and more!Rails 6.1 has...
December 4, 2020
Rails 6.1 RC2 and some enhancements
Hi, Wojtek from this side with a small set of changes since the last week.Rails 6.1 RC2 releasedThe second release candidate for Rails 6.1 has been released and brings a...
November 30, 2020
New Active Record and Action View capabilities, bug fixes and more!
Hello! Andy here, highlighting some of the contributions to Ruby on Rails over the last week. Let’s dive in!Add where.associated to check association presenceThe Changelog covers how to use where.associated...
November 23, 2020
Bugfixes, improvements and more!
Hey, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Ruby on Rails!Fix db:schema:load when table definition contains partitionsThis PR fixes a bug with loading the schema to MySQL if...
November 13, 2020
Enhanced strict loading, multiple databases and more!
Hi, Wojtek from this side with a summary of the latest changes that will be available in the upcoming Rails 6.1.Rails 6.1 RC1 releasedRelease candidate of Rails 6.1 is ready...
November 2, 2020
Multiple database improvements, bugfixes and more!
Hey, this is Greg bringing you the latest news about the Rails framework.Show outstanding migrations on the error pageThis PR adds the details of the pending migrations to the pending migrations...
October 23, 2020
Active Record values_at and cache improvements
Hi, it’s Wojtek bringing you the latest changes summary from Ruby on Rails codebase.Add values_at method to Active RecordSimplifies retrieving values of specific attributes on Active Record model instance, ie person.values_at(:name, :age).Use...
October 19, 2020
New API Docs site, configurable cache coder, bug fixes, and more!
Hi there! This is Andy bringing you the latest on what’s shipped this week in Ruby on Rails!New API docs back-endThe frames-based Rails API docs site has been replaced with...
October 11, 2020
A security release, bugfixes and more!
Hey, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Ruby on Rails!Rails 6.0.3.4 has been released!Rails 6.0.3.4 has been released! It is a security release and addresses a possible...
October 3, 2020
Destroying associations asynchronously, interval datatype and more
Hi, Wojtek from this side. We are coming back with newsletter! Here are the changes in Ruby on Rails codebase from the last week.Destroy associations via background jobDestroying associated records...
May 8, 2020
May of WTFs, RailsConf and more
This is Greg and Wojtek bringing you the latest news about Rails in these crazy times.A May of WTFsHave you ever lost time on some strange Rails issue? Would you...
May 7, 2020
A May of WTFs: Let's hear about all the potholes, roadblocks, and roundabouts!
The bar for reporting a bug to the Rails project can be pretty steep. You’re expected to carefully diagnose the problem, preferably propose a solution, include detailed reproduction steps, and...
April 27, 2020
This week in Rails - security releases, new mailing list, new features, and refactoring
Daniel here, holed up in my apartment in New York City trying to stay healthy.Overwhelmed by all the latest pandemic news? Why not take a break with someexciting Rails news?Security...
March 1, 2020
This week in Rails - horizontal sharding, gzip schema cache, database rake tasks
Greetings, all! Daniel here, together with my pup (🐶 woof!) bringing you thelatest news in Rails.Add support for horizontal shardingThe good folks at GitHub have done an incredible amount of...
February 21, 2020
Strict loading in Active Record and more
Hi, Wojtek from this side with latest changes in Ruby on Rails codebase.Add strict_loading mode to Active RecordTo prevent lazy loading of associations, strict_loading will cascade down from the parent...
February 9, 2020
This week in Rails - PostgreSQL 11 partitioned indexes support and more!
Hello, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news about Ruby on Rails!20 contributors to Rails in past weekThere have been 20 contributors to Rails past week! Default HSTS max-age directive...
January 19, 2020
This week in Rails - Rack 2.1 released, disallowed deprecations, and more!
Hello, this is Andrew, bringing you the latest news from the Ruby on Rails world!18 contributors to Rails in past weekThere have been 18 contributors to Rails in the second...
January 11, 2020
This week in Rails - Deprecations, bugfixes and improvements!
Hello, this is Greg, bringing you the latest news from the Ruby on Rails world!38 contributors to Rails in past weekThere have been 38 contributors to Rails in the first...
January 5, 2020
This week in Rails - The 2019 edition
Hello, this is Prathamesh bringing you first issue of This week in Rails of the new year and new decade.In this issue, we will go over the major changes that...
December 27, 2019
Ruby 2.7.0, Rails 6.0.2.1 and more
Hello, this is Wojtek reporting on last month additions to Rails codebase.Ruby 2.7.0 releasedThe last minor version of Ruby 2.7 before 3.0 release in the next year. Rails codebase is constantly updated...
December 1, 2019
Rails 6.0.2.rc1, 5.2.4, and something different…
Hey readers! This is Kasper bringing you the latest news in Rails. I’m writing from deep winter-like Copenhagen, starting on the last month of the decade.Speaking of progress, Rails recently...
November 17, 2019
Rails 6.0.1, database connection improvements, and more
Hey there! This is Daniel bringing you the latest news in Rails. I am writingfrom RubyConf in Nashville, so come find me and say hello if you are heretoo!Rails 6.0.1...
November 2, 2019
Reestablish previous connection, duplicate cached values and run inline jobs
Hello! This is Roque bringing the latest news from the Rails community.Reestablish connection to previous database after migratingThe migrate task iterates and establish a connection over each database. That resulted...
October 25, 2019
Permanent public URLs for storage blobs and more
Hello Ruby folks. Wojtek from this side reporting on latest additions to Rails codebase.Add permanent URLs for public storage blobsIt is now possible to configure Active Storage to hold public/private...
October 6, 2019
New attribute methods, regex matching and more!
Hello! Tim here with the latest scoop on Ruby on Rails!New *_previously_was attribute methods!Your models just got a sprinkling of a little extra sugar. For any given attribute that changed,...
September 29, 2019
ActionController::Base.log_at and more!
Hi there, this is Greg, bringing you the changes in Rails from the past week. Let’s dive in!Reduce stat(2) callsThis commit adds a slight performance improvement by reducing stat(2) calls...
September 20, 2019
Delete multi entries from cache, bugfixes and more
Hi. This is Wojtek. Rails 6 is with us for some time and we all can see it is a stable and solid release. Thank you one more time to...
August 25, 2019
Rails 6 excitement, connection pool reaping, bug fixes
Greetings! Daniel here, reporting fromBrooklyn, NY.Rails 6 in the wildI know we mentioned this last week, but I am so excited I wanted to mention itagain. Rails 6 has been...
August 18, 2019
Rails 6 is released, sass-rails 6, improved mysql2 error and more
Hello! This is Prathamesh bringing the latest news from the Rails community. This week we have some big news. Get ready.Rails 6 is out!After two and half years of development...
July 20, 2019
Active Storage, startless range in queries, SMS links and more!
Hello! This is Roque bringing the latest news from the Rails community. It’s been awhile so let’s see what has changed since then… Oops, since last week 😜Preserve existing attachment...
July 15, 2019
New contributors fixing bugs in the summer
Hey all! This is Daniel from Brooklyn, NY bringing you the latest news in Rails.Add database_exists? method to connection adaptersThe database_exists? method does what you might think—it checks whether a...
July 6, 2019
Schema dump fix and database task creation improvements!
Hi there. This is Greg bringing you latest news from the Rails world. We had a quiet week, so I won’t take long.Fix schema dumping for enum and set columns...
June 30, 2019
☀️🏖🏄‍♀️ and schema cache deduplication plus getutc begone
Ahoy all! 🚢 Step aboard as we cruise through the Rails news this week. Summer has really hit its simmering point for many a Rails contributor: we’re seeing fewer contributions....
June 16, 2019
Direct upload mirroring, multiple databases overview and more
Hi there. This is Wojtek bringing you goodies from the Rails world.Document multiple databasesGives a great overview of available multiple database features coming in Rails 6.Mirror direct uploadsTells the mirror...
May 18, 2019
Performance improvements, large file uploads to S3 and more!
Hello fellow Rubyist!This is Greg, bringing the latest news about the Rails framework!Fill a Trix editor easily in system testsActionDispatch::SystemTestCase#fill_in_rich_text_area  can  locate and fill a Trix editor with the given...
April 27, 2019
Rails 6.0.0.rc1 is here, say hi at RailsConf!
Hop aboard fellow traveler! Here’s your friendly conductor Kasper revving up to give you a brand spanking new issue for the price of zilch.We’re just about to roll into RailsConf...
April 19, 2019
Performance improvements, collection cache versioning and more
Hello. This is Wojtek reporting on recent changes from Rails world.Collection cache versioningAdd cache_version on relation to support recyclable cache keys via the versioned entries in ActiveSupport::Cache. This also means...
April 2, 2019
New versions of Rails, optimizer hints, ROFL, and more
Hi there! This is Daniel reporting fromBrooklyn, NY.New versions of Rails releasedRails 5.2.3 and Rails 5.1.7 were released last week. Check outthe CHANGELOG and upgrade today!Optimizer Hints and AnnotationsThese two...
March 15, 2019
Security fixes, bulk insert and upsert, seeds replanting
Hello. This is Wojtek here bringing you the exciting updates from Rails.Security fix releases of RailsRails 4.2.11.1, 5.0.7.2, 5.1.6.2, 5.2.2.1, and 6.0.0.beta3 have been released containing important security fixes. Note...
March 3, 2019
reselect, negative enum scopes and more!
Why hello there! Tim here bringing you all the latest and greatest from This Week In Rails.Negative scopes for enum valuesSome sugar around enum values allows you to make negative...
January 28, 2019
Active Record bug fixes, faster Date#advance, and more!
Hello everyone! This is Eugene, with a selection of interesting improvements to Rails merged in the past week.Don’t load app environment when editing credentialsSupport for per-environment credentials is coming in...
January 22, 2019
Rails 6.0.0 beta1, and more
Daniel here, writing from chilly NYC to bring you the latest Rails news.Rails 6.0.0 beta1Many thanks to everyone who helped get this amazing release together. It includes Action Text and...
December 20, 2018
Timeline for the release of Rails 6.0
We’ve made enough progress towards the vision for Rails 6.0 that it makes sense to share our aspirational timeline for release. “Aspirational” being the key word, more so than “release”...
December 16, 2018
George joins Rails Core and Action Mailbox introduced
Hello. This is Wojtek with a short list of news from Rails world.George joins Rails CoreGeorge Claghorn is now a member of the Rails core team. Welcome George!Introducing Action Mailbox...
December 13, 2018
Introducing Action Mailbox for Rails 6
Action Mailbox is the second brand new framework coming to Rails 6 (the first was Action Text). It serves to route incoming emails to controller-like mailboxes for processing in Rails....
December 13, 2018
George joins Rails Core!
We couldn’t be happier to welcome George Claghorn to Rails core. George has been the co-creator of both Active Storage and Action Mailbox.His work on Rails has not just included...
December 10, 2018
New Rails version, early new Ruby version fixes, and more!
Hello, hello! This is Tim here bringing you all the latest right from the Rails Edge.In the northern hemisphere, daylight is getting scarce, driving certain folks in the Pacific Northwest...
December 2, 2018
Safety checks to prevent database writes, cache performance boost and more
Cheers for the first day of December! This is Kir bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Use raw time string from DB to generate ActiveRecord#cache_versionThe PR skips unnecessary...
November 25, 2018
Parallel tests on Windows, query cache with multiple databases and more!
Hello fellow Rubyists. This is Greg bringing you the latest updates from Rails.Fix parallel tests on WindowsThis pull request fixes an issue with running tests in parallel on Windows.Allow using...
November 16, 2018
More multi database goodies and decaffeinated Rails
Hello fellow Rubyists. This is Wojtek bringing you the latest updates from Rails.Note about CVE gems version bumpsUsually it is enough to update vulnerable gem within the application without a...
November 2, 2018
Webpacker, Action Text, Multiple database improvements, and more
Boo! It’s Daniel here, bringing you news about Rails for October. 🎃Make Webpacker the default JavaScript compiler for Rails 6Less than two years ago Rails introduced the Webpacker gem, making...
October 3, 2018
Introducing Action Text for Rails 6
Action Text is a brand new framework coming to Rails 6 that’s going to make creating, editing, and displaying rich text content in your applications super easy. It’s an integration...
September 30, 2018
Multi env credentials support, Action Cable channel unit testing and more!
Hello everyone! This is Prathamesh from Pune, India bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Multi environment support for credentialsNow it is possible to have credentials for each environment. If the...
September 16, 2018
Performance improvements, configuration options, and more
Greetings! Daniel here, reporting from Brooklyn, NY.Use faster globs for template resolvingResolving templates used to get pretty slow as the number of view paths, handlers, and formats increased. Replacing 1682...
September 2, 2018
Read replica database configurations, faster parameter filtering, and more!
Hello everyone! This is Eugene, bringing you the highlights from the last week of activity in the Rails codebase.Add hooks to Active Job on retries and discardsYour application can now...
August 26, 2018
Action Cable testing utilities, bugfixes and more!
Happy Sunday! This is Greg bringing you the latest news about Rails.The initializers Rake task is moved to Rails::CommandAnother Rake task is moved to Rails::Command, so in Rails 6 you...
August 18, 2018
Cookies with purpose, Array extract! and more
Welcome in this week news edition from Rails world. This is Wojtek bringing you summary of latest activities.Once Webpacker is the default in rails/master, we’ll be unveiling the alpha version...
August 11, 2018
Rails 5.2.1, skip caching nil entries and more
Namaste everyone! This is Prathamesh bringing you the latest news from the Rails world with some rain and chai from Pune.Rails 5.2.1 is out in the wildRails 5.2.1 is released....
August 4, 2018
Rails 5.2.1.rc1, faster parallel testing and more
Hello everyone! This is Roque, with the latest news about Ruby on Rails!Help test Rails 5.2.1.rc1Help us test this release candidate to have a solid and stable 5.2.1.Faster parallel testingInstead...
July 29, 2018
Better instrumentation, enhanced Postgres helpers and more
Hello from London! The heatwave is finally over and we can get back to 🌧. This is Kir, bringing you the latest Rails updates.Add cpu time, idle time, and allocations...
July 13, 2018
Attaching files on save, Rails notes and more
Hello Ruby fans. This is Wojtek bringing you latest news from World Cup fields.I mean Ruby on Rails codebase…Support readonly option in SQLite3To ensure no modifications are allowed on SQLite3...
July 1, 2018
Redis cache store expiry, faster record instantation and more!
Hey there, detective! Here’s Kasper fumbling through his own trenchcoat for his notebook to give you what went down on the Rails codebase this week.Redis cache store: increment/decrement expiryIf you’ve...
June 23, 2018
Custom year names, plus improvements and bug fixes
Hello, this is Claudio with a quick recap of what changed this week in the source code of Ruby on Rails.Add year_format option to date_select tagIn Japan, 2000 A.D. is...
June 16, 2018
Faster record deletion, customized error messages, bug fixes, and more!
Greetings, all! This is Daniel, with the latest news about Ruby on Rails.This Week’s Contributors14 people contributed to Rails this past week, including 4 first-time contributors. Many thanks to all!Are...
June 9, 2018
Improvements, bug fixes and more!
Hello everyone! This is Greg, with the latest news about Ruby on Rails!This Week’s Contributors13 awesome people contributed to Rails this past week!If you’d like to be included here, why...
May 27, 2018
Enumerable#index_with, transaction fixes, and more!
Hello everyone! This is Eugene, with a roundup of the last two weeks of activity in the Rails world. Let’s get started!This Week’s ContributorsIn the last two weeks, Rails saw...
May 12, 2018
Google Cloud Storage streaming downloads, performance improvements and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing you the latest news from the Rails world. I will cover the highlights from the last two weeks. Let’s get started!This Week’s Contributors39 people...
April 29, 2018
Arel merged to Active Record, faster image processing and more
Hello 🌧 from London! This is Kir, bringing you the latest Rails updates in this episode of the newsletter.This Week’s Contributors28 people contributed to Rails in the last week, including...
April 22, 2018
RailsConf 2018 Edition
Hello 🌨 from Pittsburgh! RailsConf was amazing: more than a thousand attendees showing that Rails is more alive and welcoming than ever.All the presentations will be available on YouTube in...
April 15, 2018
Rails 5.2.0, performance optimizations, space-saving compression and more!
And now a Rails 🌩 News Flash 🌩! (Hint: we’ve got some big news this week, if you hadn’t heard). We take you now, live, to our reporter on the...
March 31, 2018
New Rails bug fix releases, closer to multi dbs and more!
Hey there, esteemed readers of Rails’ public repo tea leaves. It’s Kasper bringing you the latest hot cup to steel transcendence from.This Week’s ContributorsHere goes a hey-o to the 16...
March 24, 2018
Rails 5.2.0.RC2, AWS authentication options and more
Hello fellow Rubyists, this is Wojtek bringing you the polished set of latest Rails news.We do like to “polish” things here in Poland ;-)Rails 5.2.0.RC2 releasedAiming for 5.2.0 final version...
March 18, 2018
Time column improvements and bugfixes!
Hello everyone! This is Greg bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.This Week’s Contributors15 people contributed to Rails this week! If you’d like to join them, why not...
February 17, 2018
Rails 5.1.5, parallel testing and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Rails 5.1.5 released 🎉Release 5.1.5 is out, but you can still help the community by testing 5.2.0.rc1...
February 4, 2018
Rails 5.2.0 and 5.1.5 release candidates, marshaling performance and more!
Hey there, news attenuated people of planet Rails! It’s your trusty prudent editor / local dimwit Kasper here with This Week in Rails. As always we both cover and cower...
January 28, 2018
Faster fixtures, PostgreSQL foreign tables and more!
Hi there! This is Prathamesh, bringing you the latest edition of This Week in Rails, covering highlights from the Rails community, as well as changes recently made to the framework....
January 8, 2018
Happy New Year! Ruby 2.5, bugfixes, and more!
Happy New Year, Rubyists on Rails! This is Tim here bringing you all the latest in Rails from the Holiday and New Year period. We hope you got to unwind...
December 16, 2017
This Week in Rails: New security headers and many improvements
Hello everyone! This is Kir and Greg bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.This Week’s Contributors57 people contributed to Rails the past 2 weeks! If you’d like to join...
December 3, 2017
This Week in Rails: Rails 5.2 beta, new PostgreSQL features, preload link and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.Rails 5.2.0 beta released 🎉This release includes Active Storage, a new framework provided by Rails to make...
November 26, 2017
This Week in Rails: expiring counters, flush db connections, connection fork safety and more!
Hi! Prathamesh here! Let’s see what we have in store today from the Rails world.This Week’s ContributorsThis week we had 25 contributors. 8 of them were first time contributors!!!! 🎉Support...
November 4, 2017
This Week in Rails: Better Source Code Formatting, Improved Ajax API and more!
Hi! Tim here! About to bring you the latest in all things Rails….This Week’s ContributorsThis week we had 12 contributors, including 1 for the very first time! Huge thanks to...
October 29, 2017
This Week in Rails: 5.1 deprecations removed, SystemTestCase load hook and more!
Hey there, it’s Kasper, bringing you the latest edition of This Week in Rails!Remove Rails 5.1 deprecations from the codeAll the code that was deprecated in Rails 5.1 is now...
October 21, 2017
This Week in Rails: PhantomJS replaced with Chrome headless, bugfixes and more!
Hi there! It’s Kir, bringing you a new edition of This Week in Rails!Replace PhantomJS with Selenium/Chrome headlessPhantomJS has been abandoned. At the same time Chrome provides native support for...
October 14, 2017
This Week in Rails: Redis 4.0 support, fixes and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.redis-rb 4.0 supportAdds support to Redis greater or equal to 3.3, and less than 5.This Week’s Contributors25...
October 8, 2017
This Week in Rails: HTTP/2 Early hints, friendly error message and more!
Hi there! It’s Prathamesh from Pune, enjoying rain 🌧, sipping ☕️ coffee  and bringing you latest news from the Rails world. Let’s get started!This Week’s Contributors13 people contributed to Rails...
September 29, 2017
This Week in Rails: getting closer to Rails 5.2 beta
Hi there! It’s Claudio from sunny Los Angeles. Step by step we are getting closer to the first beta of Rails 5.2. Check out the changes that occurred in Ra-Ra-Rails-land...
September 23, 2017
This Week in Rails: New credentials configuration, bugfixes and more!
Hi there! It’s Greg, bringing you a double-edition of This Week in Rails!This Week’s Contributors28 people contributed to Rails the past two weeks! If you’d like to join them, why...
September 3, 2017
This Week in Rails: engine screenshots, method redefinitions and more!
Oh, hello there! I’m Tim, and if you’re reading this that means you’ve got Rails fever! It’s time for your weekly dose of This Week in Rails….This Week’s ContributorsThis week...
August 28, 2017
Image alt text gone, restart/cache command fixes and more!
Hello everyone! This is Vipul from Rainy Pune ☔ , cozying up with a ☕, bringing you a recap of the changes  that made it to Rails this week. If...
August 19, 2017
Better docs, better performance, better Rails!
Hello everyone! This is Claudio with a recap of the main commits that made it into rails/rails this week. If you too want to contribute to Rails, this outstanding Active Record...
August 15, 2017
Three new committers: George, Javan, Ryuta
We’re happy to announce three new members of the Rails committers team: George, Javan, and Ryuta 🎉! George Claghorn: George has been an integral part in creating our new Active...
July 30, 2017
New releases, bugfixes and more than 30000 issues/PRs!
Hello everyone! This is Prathamesh with the latest news from the Rails world.Rails 5.1.3.rc2 and 5.0.5.rc2 releasedTwo new release candidates has been released this week, if there are no regressions...
July 22, 2017
New releases, bugfixes and more!
Hello everyone! This is Greg with the latest news from the Rails world.Rails 5.1.3.rc1 and 5.0.5.rc1 releasedTwo new release candidates has been released this week, if there are no regressions...
July 15, 2017
This Week in Rails: Active Storage, telling secrets and time travelling!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.It’s been two weeks, so let’s begin!FeaturedActive Storage is coming to Rails 5.2A brand-new framework for managing...
June 24, 2017
This Week in Rails: 5.1.2.rc1 released and faster fixtures
Hi there! This is Kir from chilling Ottawa, bringing you another edition of This Week in Rails. Let’s dive in.Featured🎉 This Week’s Rails contributors! 🎉We had 21 awesome people who helped...
June 17, 2017
This Week in Rails: mailer configuration, perf improvement, and bug fixes!
Hi there! This is Andy, bringing you another edition of This Week in Rails. Let’s dive in.Featured🎉 This Week’s Rails contributors! 🎉We had 23 awesome people who helped make Rails...
June 11, 2017
This Week in Rails: default option for mattr_accessor, write_multi and more!
Hello everyone! Prathamesh here bringing you the latest news from the Rails world. Let’s get started 🚅Featured🎉 This Week’s Rails contributors! 🎉We had 21 awesome people who helped make Rails...
June 3, 2017
This Week in Rails: class_attribute default, mini_racer and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.FeaturedThis Week’s Rails contributors!We had 32 people who helped make Rails better this week.Three of them contributed...
May 28, 2017
This Week in Rails: ActiveSupport::CurrentAttributes, AEAD and more!
Hi there!This is Vipul bringing you all the latest news about Rails from the hopefully ending summer here in Pune🔥FeaturedThis Week’s Rails contributors!We had 36 people who helped make Rails...
May 20, 2017
This Week in Rails: Recycled cache keys and more!
Hi there! This is Greg with the latest news about Rails!FeaturedThis Week’s Rails contributors!22 person worked on making Rails better this week. Big thanks to them! If you want to...
April 15, 2017
This Week in Rails: hooks, fixtures, fetch_values, database connections and more!
Hi there! This is Andy with another edition of This Week in Rails. This week we’re covering two weeks worth of changes, so let’s dive right in.NewHooks for action_controller_base and...
April 1, 2017
This Week in Rails: -j smoked, 42, designated drivers and more!
Yo folks! Your noble editor Kasper here with the latest and greatest from Rails.Check the fine print 📰FeaturedRemove rails new –javascriptThe –javascript option for new Rails apps could install any...
March 24, 2017
This Week in Rails: 5.1.0.rc1, GSoC and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing the latest from the last two weeks.The last couple of weeks have been very busy with the releasing of Rails 5.1.0.rc1 and the starting...
March 12, 2017
This Week in Rails: looots of fixes after the release and more.
Hello!This is Vipul reporting from Delhi today, on this colourful Holi weekend 💥 Lets take a look at what’s the latest news from the world of Ruby on Rails !So many...
March 4, 2017
This Week in Rails: 5.0.2 released, stronger Encrypted Secrets and more
Hello!It’s Claudio from sunny Los Angeles bringing you the latest news from the world of Ruby on Rails. So many improvements this week so… let’s get to it!FeaturedRails 5.0.2 has...
February 25, 2017
This Week in Rails: 5.1.0.beta1 release, Encrypted Secrets, System Tests and more!
Hi everyone,Greg here with the latest from the world of Rails. It was a busy week with new releases and many improvements!FeaturedNew Rails releasesThe first beta release for 5.1.0 is...
February 18, 2017
This Week in Rails: Freeze strings related to caching, query optimization for Postgres and more!
Hey everyone 👋Prathamesh here with the latest from the world of Rails.Featured⚡️This week’s Rails contributors ⚡️This week was full of improvements and bug fixes. We have 24 awesome people contributing...
February 11, 2017
This Week in Rails: Ruby 2.4 on Rails 4.2
Hello! This is Tim , bringing you another edition of This Week in Rails.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThis week saw contributions from 26 contributors, including 4 for the first time! What...
February 4, 2017
This Week in Rails: Fresh code to fight the Winter doldrums
Hello! This is your host Andy, bringing you another edition of This Week in Rails.I’m in a cold Northern climate ❄️️ and we’re in the middle of Winter right now....
January 28, 2017
This Week in Rails: Mailer preprocessing and new ERB handler
Steampunk! It’s all the rage with the kids these days.Honestly, I was going to work this better into the lead but then I ran out of… ssssstea… 🤓Anyway friendo! Here’s...
January 23, 2017
New Action Pack caching gems released
Hi everyone,I’m happy to announce that new versions of the caching gems extracted from Rails 4.0 have been released.Action Pack Page Caching (v1.1.0)CHANGES since 1.0.2 Support for Rails 5.0 Support...
January 20, 2017
This Week in Rails: DB adapters, Git, Action Cable and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing the latest news from the Rails community.Remember, today is the last day to submit your RailsConf proposal. You have until 11:59 p.m. MST!Now, let’s...
January 13, 2017
This Week in Rails: Time, Duration fixes and more
Happy new year (yet again) ! And a Friday the 13th 👻This is Vipul, bringing you the latest from just the second week of the year, which is shaping to...
January 6, 2017
This Week in Rails: Starting the year with over 100 commits
Happy new year! How was your holiday break? Did you receive nice presents?In case you missed it, Ruby 2.4.0 was released on Christmas day so if you haven’t done it...
December 10, 2016
This Week in Rails: yarn, webpack, BIGINT PKs and more!
Hello everyone, this is Godfrey reporting from Portland, OR. This week has been a mix bag for me – on one hand, Portland had a pretty miserable week due to...
December 3, 2016
This Week in Rails: jQuery no longer part of Rails and more!
Hello everyone!Prathamesh and Greg here, bringing you all the latest from This Week in Rails…..Which is actually “Past 2 weeks in Rails” because we missed to send last week’s issue...
November 18, 2016
This Week in Rails: Active Support deprecations and more!
Hello everyone!Tim here bringing you all the latest from This Week in Rails…..FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week 29 lovely people contributed to Rails, including an incredible 9 for the time!...
November 11, 2016
This Week in Rails: connection statistics, query caching fixes and more!
Hello everyone!And welcome to our special edition from, live from RubyConf in Cincinnati 😎.This is Vipul along with Tim and Prathamesh teaming together to bring you all the latest news...
November 4, 2016
This Week in Rails: better Active Record methods and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing latest news from the Rails community. Stay tuned!FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week 22 people contributed to Rails. We also got 6 first time contributors....
October 28, 2016
👻 🎃 This Week in Rails: Scary Monsters and Nice CSS Sprites!
Boo! Hey ghouls and goblins, Andy here. This is going to be loaded with groan-inducing Halloween-themed puns. If you weren’t turned off already by the Skrillex reference, please keep reading!Let’s...
October 21, 2016
This Week in Rails: greener JRuby, optimistier locking and more!
Hey peeps, Kasper here.It’s that time of the week again, when that newsletter you read while frantically checking http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com is here.Oh, you think we’re down, cupcake? I’m afraid that’s just...
October 14, 2016
This Week in Rails: onward, we go!
Happy Friday from sunny Los Angeles!Claudio here with the latest news from the rails/rails repository.Here’s a recap of the commits and pull requests merged into master this week.FeaturedThis week’s Rails...
October 8, 2016
This Week in Rails: Getting Ready For Ruby 2.4
FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThe content for this week’s newsletter is sponsored by the 19 individuals who authored them!Fixnum and Bignum are deprecated in Ruby 2.4One of the notable changes in...
September 30, 2016
This Week in Rails: cable got buffer, callbacks stripped, and more!
Cadet, you’re at the new frontier! Orbiting the red planet just yonder, you ponder and wonder:Do Martians drink their Martinis on the rocks?All this crew member knows is that he...
September 18, 2016
This Week in Rails: 🍫 Your Golden Ticket to the Chocolate Factory 🍫
Jon here welcoming you to This Week in Rails!Today we’ll be touring the wondrous Ruby on Rails chocolate factory to see how its marvelous candy, consumed by web apps and...
September 10, 2016
This Week in Rails: Ruby 2.4 compat, attachments in preview emails, fixture_file_upload and more!
Howdy everyone!This is Prathamesh bringing you the changes from this week in Rails!FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week we had 22 awesome people making Rails better. We also had 3 people...
September 3, 2016
This Week in Rails: Speedier Times, Explicit Public Assets and more!
Oh, hello there!This is Tim here bringing you your latest installment of This Week in Rails. We had another corker this week chock full of great updates - read on...
August 27, 2016
This Week in Rails: Bad Puns, Dad Jokes And Other Useless Information!
Hello there!Yes, this is Godfrey again. I am glad a lot of you found last week’s Cool Trick™ useful. However, wouldn’t life be pretty boring if you just keep getting...
August 20, 2016
This Week in Rails: Read Me To Learn A Cool Trick™!
This is Godfrey, reporting in from Portland, OR. We have a lot to cover this week, let’s dive right into the stories so you can go back to watching Olympics!👀👅Cool...
August 12, 2016
This Week in Rails: params encoding, better logging and more!
Hello! This is Roque covering latest events from the Rails community. Like in Rio, our week was busy with plenty of amazing participants #Rio2016 🇧🇷FeaturedSecurity releases!New Rails versions are released...
August 5, 2016
This Week in Rails: New APIs, bug fixes, #Rio2016 🇧🇷
Hello! This is Andy bringing you another week’s worth of highlights from Rails. Today also marks the official start of the #Rio2016 Olympic Games 🇧🇷 . New events this time around...
July 29, 2016
🔎 This Week in Rails: Much investigations, such bug fixes! 🔍
This is detective  🕵  Prathamesh reporting from the secret chambers of Rails.We were busy investigating many  🐛🐛🐛🐛🐛  this week and I am happy to announce that we have successfully solved...
July 24, 2016
🚀 This Week in Rails: 2x String#blank? perf, assert_changes and more! 🚀
Hello from Vipul.This was one busy week, with many changes landing on master. We had lots of performance improvements, bug fixes, new additions and enhancements.And here I thought everyone was...
July 15, 2016
This Week in Rails: Y U have not updated to Rails 5 yet?!
Hello from Claudio.This week saw some small fixes applied to Rails 5. Nothing major. Nothing that should stop you from upgrading all your apps from Rails 4.2 to Rails 5....
July 8, 2016
🌵 This Wild Week in Rails 🌵: Rails 4.2.7/4.1.16, new tag helpers syntax and more!
Hola desperados!Jon (aka Juan el bandido) here saying “Howdy” from the Navarro desert near Pamplona 🇪🇸 to bring you outlaws a back-slappin’ sagebrush issue of This Wild Week in Rails...
July 2, 2016
This Week In Rails: Rails 5 is out with new guides and more!
Hello open sourcerer!Here’s Kasper rushing straight from the bullpen to the printers to report: Slow week, but we’ll get through it.Just kidding! Rails 5 is here.In fact, to really underline...
June 24, 2016
This Week In Rails: 5.0.0.rc2 release, bugfixes, and more!
Hello everyone! This is Greg bringing latest news from the Rails community.FeaturedThis week’s Rails Contributors22 great people helped this week to move the Rails framework forward! If you want to...
June 17, 2016
This Week In Rails: smarter file update checker, testable custom queue adapters and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing latest news from the Rails community.FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week 23 people contributed to Rails. We also got 4 first time contributors. Welcome aboard...
June 11, 2016
This Week In Rails: quieter loggers, faster delegators, and smarter defaults!
Ahoy hoy! Tim (aka Godfrey[9]) here bringing you all the latest from the Rails community. It’s been yet another killer week of activity as we continue to refine Rails 5...
June 4, 2016
This Week in Rails: An Apology, Initializer Changes, and More!
Hey, team. Todd here, bringing you another edition of This Week in Rails! Due to a scheduling mishap, we missed an issue last week - we won’t cover it here,...
May 20, 2016
This Week In Rails: Ruby 2.4 Integer, Action Mailer rescued and more!
Shhh, stay quiet! Rails 5.0 lurks just around the corner and it’s a mean beast. Rails’ maintainers, computer scient(-ish)sts, spliced commit DNA merged long ago in hopes of creating a better...
May 6, 2016
This Week In Rails 💯: RailsConf recap & Rails 5.0 RC 1 is out!
Live from RailsConf, happy 100th newsletter from Godfrey, Claudio, Vipul, Roque and Prathamesh (plus Kasper and Jon joining remotely).The train from Kansas City is leaving the station soon. Just in...
April 30, 2016
This Week In Rails: If You Read It Here, That Means It Happened
Dear Mayor,Welcome to Kansas City! This is your advisor Godfrey. Since you are new here, it must be a bit overwhelming for you. Don’t worry, I’m here to help you...
April 23, 2016
This week in Rails: Speed improvements, database comments and more!
Hello everyone! Prathamesh here bringing you This Week in Rails. Let’s get started.Featured🏆 This week’s Rails Contributors 🏆Thank you to 32 awesome people who contributed to Rails this week, including...
April 16, 2016
🏄 This week in Rails 🏄: MariaDB, Action Cable, and more!
Hello everyone!Jon here bringing you This Week in Rails from the sunny surf town of Biarritz, France 🇫🇷☀️Ready to jump in and catch a few waves of updates?Grab your surfboard...
April 8, 2016
This week in Rails: strong ETag validators, Action Cable enhancements and more!
Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing the latest news from Rails. Hope you enjoy, and see y’all at the RailsConf in a month!FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week 39 people contributed...
April 1, 2016
This week in Rails: new query methods, Action Cable enhancements and more!
####Hey everybody! Tim here reporting from Portland, OR on another solid week for the Rails community. As a protest to April Fools’ typical tomfoolery, this edition is coming to you...
March 25, 2016
This week in Rails: Cables, Mailers, Floats, and More!
Business Todd here with your weekly briefing of all the goings-on in the Rails organization.Since our last update, a number of initiatives were undertaken by many of our stakeholders to...
March 18, 2016
This week in Rails: no-clash thread vars, a way to contribute and more!
Straight from the mail room, it’s this week in Rails!We made sure to squeeze our lone chimp with a typewriter extremely talented editor Kasper for just a few more keystrokes...
March 11, 2016
This week in Rails: stable releases, `Parameters#dig` and moar awesome fixes
Hey there!This is Washington with the latest news from Rails!FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsAgain we start pointing to the 40 people who took some time to improve the framework this week!Rails...
March 4, 2016
This week in Rails: Rails 4.2.6.rc1 and 4.1.15.rc1, AS::Executor and AS::Reloader APIs and more!
Hi All!This is Vipul bringing you the latest news from Rails!FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThis week 48 contributors helped to move Rails forward! Want to be one of them? Look at...
February 26, 2016
This week in Rails: Turbolinks 5, Rails 5.0.0.beta3 and more!
####Hello, this is Greg bringing you the latest news about the Rails framework!FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThis week 51 great developer helped to move Rails forward! Want to be one of...
February 20, 2016
This week in Rails: RailsConf program, on_weekday? and more!
Hello, this is Godfrey and Prathamesh bringing you the latest developments from Rails!FeaturedRailsConf 2016 program announcedThe conference is looking pretty awesome, with a good mix of talks on various topics....
February 12, 2016
Ruby on Rails, with love since 2005
####Happy Valentine’s Day weekend!What better way to show your love for Rails than to help close the last few issues pending for the release candidate of Rails 5? ☺️– ClaudioFeaturedThis...
February 5, 2016
Rails 5 beta 2, RailsConf 2016 registration and more!
####Hello everyone! This is Roque bringing the latest from the Rails world. Stay tuned!FeaturedRails 5.0.0.beta2 has been released!Please give Rails 5.0 a try on your app. Spotting bugs and upgrade...
January 29, 2016
This week in Rails: Security releases and getting closer to Rails 5 RC
This is Prathamesh bringing the latest news from this eventful week of security releases and getting closer to Rails 5 RC.FeaturedSecurity releases!New Rails versions are released with many important security...
January 23, 2016
This Week In Rails: Doctrine, Weak ETags, Cabled Postgres and more!
Hey passengers!Have your luggage ready and get those ticket stubs out, a new issue is just about to roll in to the station. Godfrey and Kasper are co-conducting this beast...
January 19, 2016
New Rails identity
It’s been 10 years since we last updated the Rails identity, so with Rails 5 just around the corner, we thought it was finally time for a fresh look for...
January 9, 2016
This week in Rails: Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! Welcome to the first 2016 issue of This week in Rails.I’m Andy, and before diving in to contributions from this week, let’s briefly recap some stats from...
December 19, 2015
This week in Rails: Rails 5 - The Beta Awakens
I hear you’re looking for a pilot. Name’s Todd Solo, captain of This Week in Rails. She may not look like much, but this bucket of bolts did the Kessel...
December 11, 2015
This week in Rails: GZipped Asset, API error responses and more!
Hello everyone! 🌨This is Vipul, bringing you the latest from Rails.P.S: Here’s something for all those at RubyKaigi 🍣. Enjoy!FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week 26 fabulous people contributed to Rails,...
December 7, 2015
This week in Rails: Rails command infrastructure and more!
Hello everyone!This is Marcel, bringing you the latest news in Rails.FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsThis week 28 fabulous people contributed to Rails. Check out the list of issues if you’d like...
November 28, 2015
This week in Rails: Don't Miss Our Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals!
Hello everyone!This is Godfrey, bringing you the latest news deals in Rails. Have you been holding out on getting the latest copy of Rails? Don’t wait any longer as we...
November 21, 2015
This week in Rails: RailsConf 2016, frozen Hash keys, faster byebug and more!
Hi everyone! This is Godfrey bringing you the latest news from Rails.FeaturedRailsConf 2016The RailsConf 2016 website is up! This year, we will be gathering in Kansas City from May 4...
November 14, 2015
This week in Rails: new releases, exciting Rails 5 stuff and more!
Hey everyone - Tim here with another monster update with all the exciting Rails-related goings-on from this week.FeaturedRiding Rails: Snappier Development Mode in Rails 5One of the nicest things about...
November 6, 2015
This week in Rails: new release candidates, concurrent migrations and more!
####Hi there everyone o/Washington here putting together another weekly Rails issue for the most awesome community.FeaturedRails 4.2.5.rc2 and Rails 4.1.14.rc2 are outPlease take a minute or two to update your...
October 30, 2015
This spooky week in Rails: bidirectional destroys, indexed errors and horror!
####Beware of those,In forests reigned by cawing crowsWho feel the fright, a stormy friday nightYour weekly Rails news, pick and chooseAs we weave, this;All Hallow’s EveBet you didn’t expect to...
October 16, 2015
This week in Rails: 4000 Subscribers, File Server Headers Config and More!
####Hello everyone! This is Roque with the latest from the Rails world.FeaturedSending out to over 4000 subscribers!This Week in Rails just crossed 4000 subscribers. Thanks to all subscribers and collaborators!...
October 9, 2015
This week in Rails: Performance, Test Helper Changes, Mailer Preview Improvements and More!
####tap tapIs this thing on?Hey, everyone! Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Rails - your one stop shop for all the goings-on in the Rails universe. My...
October 2, 2015
This week in Rails: Job Priorities, Fast Failing Tests and Fixtures... Oh My!
Hello everyone! This is Greg with help from Andy (welcome!) bringing you the latest news from Rails.FeaturedThis weeks Rails contributors33 people contributed to Rails this week, including 3 first-time contributors!...
September 26, 2015
This week in Rails: GSoC, performance improvements and bug fixes!
Hello everyone! This is Marcel with help from Andy (welcome!) bringing news from yet another week of Rails.FeaturedGoogle Summer of Code 2015The fourth year of participation in Google Summer of...
September 12, 2015
This week in Rails: Performance, MySQL prepared statements and more!
This is Prathamesh after a long long time bringing you latest and greatest news from Rails world!FeaturedThis weeks Rails contributors37 people contributed to Rails this week, including 7 first-time contributors....
September 4, 2015
This week in Rails: 4000 contributors, Rails bot abides and more!
Back away, bystander.There’s a flame war going on, and we’d best contain it soon — the people need their Rails news!Kasper pats flames and waters ferns in hopes we douse...
August 29, 2015
Rails 4.2.4 is out, params.require accepts arrays, Rack 2 is on its way and I'm no longer a teapot!
Hi, everybody! This is Tim and Claudio reporting here from sunny Los Angeles. It’s been a week of intense weather here, and even more intense activity in the Rails community....
August 21, 2015
🚂 This week in Rails 🚂: Learn How These 37 Rails Contributors Improved The Entire Framework In Just One Week
Good News Everyone, This Week In Rails has been acquired by BuzzFeed!Just kidding. This is Godfrey here. It’s been a while since I get to write one of these myself...
August 15, 2015
This week in Rails: Rails 4.2.4 RC1, 4.1.13 RC1 and more!
Hello Everyone! This is Roque bringing the latest from Rails with some help from Kasper.FeaturedThis Week’s Rails ContributorsWe had 36 awesome contributors to the Rails codebase this week. Check out...
August 7, 2015
This week in Rails: caching madness, Active Job improvements, and even more performance!
What’s up, gang? Todd here with another edition of This Week in Rails. It was a bit of a quiet week in Railsland, but I think we’ve got some quality...
July 31, 2015
This week in Rails: wildcard template dependencies and more performance!
Happy Friday Everyone!This is Greg with the latest news about Rails. We had a quiet week so this issue will be a short one.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThis week 23 awesome...
July 17, 2015
This week in Rails: goodbye Rack::Lock, concurrent-ruby, better AC::Parameters and more
####Hello Everyone!This is Vipul from Pune, waiting to enjoy some sweet Sheer khurma, and delicious Biryani with my friends, since Eid is just around the corner.Hmm, Yum.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThis...
July 11, 2015
This week in Rails: Action Cable, collection caching and more
####Hi This is Prathamesh bringing together all the latest happenings from the Rails world.FeaturedAction Cable alpha is out!Action Cable is out in wild as promised by DHH in his Railsconf...
July 3, 2015
This week in Rails: SQL colors, reversible column defaults and more!
####Hello? This is your captain Kasper speaking.We’re just about ready to take to the skies for our weekly cruise through the news. I took a flight course once, and walked...
June 26, 2015
This week in Rails: Rails 4.2.3, Rails 4.1.12 and more!
####Hey there!This is Claudio, celebrating a historical moment on the road to a better framework for everyone.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributors28 people contributed to the framework by having their commits merged...
June 20, 2015
This week in Rails: Security Releases, Enumerable Relations and more!
####Hey there!I’m just glad we all made to this Friday. This is Washington again pulling together a few stories for our weekly newsletter on Rails.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsKeeping our tradition...
June 12, 2015
This week in Rails: Rails API, fun with minitest and more!
####Howdy folks!My name is Todd and I’ll be your guide through the land of Rails this week. Straight from the comfort of my couch with awful lumbar support, I proudly...
June 6, 2015
This week in Rails: DateTime vs Time, summer student projects and more!
Hello everyone!This is Marcel making my ‘initial commit’ with awesome help from Kasper, your friendly ghost editor. Ten minutes from the lovely Jamaican shores, here are the headlines from This...
May 30, 2015
This week in Rails: Enumerable#pluck, SQLite Collation and lots more
####Hello everyone!This is Vipul , happily reporting from a Simmering Summer 😎. Pour yourself a drink 🍹, sit back, relax and enjoy, as we go through these hot off the...
May 22, 2015
This week in Rails: try'ing with Delegator, schema cache and a lot more
Hey everyone, this is Prathamesh. Back with latest spells and bindings from magical world of Rails. Keep your wands ready!FeaturedThis week’s Rails Contributors39 people got commits into rails/rails this week....
May 15, 2015
This week in Rails: Connection Pool, Responsive Site, Oh my!
Hey everyone, cough this is cough Kasper.I’ve been cough sick most of the week and am cough-ing my way through this.Feel free to insert cough’s through the rest of this,...
May 10, 2015
This week in Rails: Job IDs, inline images preview and more
Hi there!! Washington here again.Glad we all made to another Friday. A lot of small patches around Rails repository this week. So we had another relatively calm week after the...
May 2, 2015
This week in Rails: recovering from RailsConf
Happy Friday! It’s Claudio with the latest updates on Rails. Overall, this has been a relaxed week. Many documentation fixes have made their way into master while features uncovered at...
April 25, 2015
This week in Rails: RailsConf 2015 Edition
ZOMG! Hello everyone, it is Godfrey here (it’s been a while!), delivering the latest news from Rails to your inbox. This happens to be RailsConf week, so we have lots...
April 18, 2015
This week in Rails: Ruby 2.2.2, RailsConf and more!
Hey reader, Kasper here.I’m sole jammin’ and grand slammin’ words into your inbox.But before the Rails juice, a quick story spruce: At my company we have a coworker we look...
April 11, 2015
This week in Rails: batch touching, default controller response and more!
Hey there, this is Washington. It’s finally Friday again!!!A lot of bug fixing and a couple great improvements going on the Rails environment this week. Read on for more details.FeaturedThis...
April 3, 2015
This week in Rails
Happy Good Friday Everyone!Here comes the gist of last week’s interesting commits from Rails. Stay tuned!FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsWe had 30 amazing contributors this week, big thanks to all them!New...
March 27, 2015
This week in Rails: Goodbye alias_method_chain, PostgreSQL typecasting and more
Hey all!This is Prathamesh with this week’s recap from Rails. Lets see which issues got fixed, which features got added. Ready, steady, go!FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsThis week 40 people contributed...
March 21, 2015
This week in Rails: 4.2.1, 4.1.10, new test runner and more!
Hello Everyone!This is Vipul from Pune, where it’s the Gudi-Padwa – or the Marathi New Year!Surrounded by garlands of sweets, lets head on to see, whats exciting this week.P.S. Happy...
March 14, 2015
This week in Rails: RC releases, summer opportunities, turbo partials and more!
Hi all! o/Here is Washington bringing you this week’s news from our favorite framework. I hope you have made it to Friday the 13th without any major hiccups (I can’t...
March 7, 2015
This week in Rails: 50,000 commits, GSoC opportunity and more!
Ahoy there, rapscallion.We’re just about to depart for our weekly voyage on the sea of Rails news - beware the great snark!Captain Kasper abides seas and appeases gods in hopes...
February 28, 2015
This week in Rails
Another week went by and here we are again, this is Greg with the latest news from the Rails community.FeaturedThis Week’s Contributors36 amazing people helped to make Rails even better...
February 20, 2015
This week in Rails: http_cache_forever, AR::Base.suppress and more!
My Valentine’s Day letter to Ruby on Rails:“Dear Rails, remember the first time we met?You were just 1.2, and I was in an unhealthy relationship with Perl and PHP.I saw...
February 14, 2015
This week in Rails: Speedy Integration Tests, Enum Queries and more!
Dearest darling, reindeer-eyed readerHither summoned is Kasper, Duke of Friendly Ghosts, to bring forth thy worthy commits and Pull Requests of Rails as subscribed.Thusly commences our journey on this Friday...
February 7, 2015
This week in Rails: locate_many, emoji partials and more!
Hey there!Newsletter team is back to your inbox delivering all latest good commits and pull requests from Rails. Hopefully you have your favorite drink right there with you to make...
January 31, 2015
This week in Rails: Relation#or, file fixtures, kwargs and more!
It is that time of the week again!This is Greg, bringing you this week’s interesting commits and pull requests from Rails.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributorsLet’s start with a big thank you...
January 24, 2015
This week in Rails: model error details, drop table if exists and more!
It’s Friday! Gotta get down on This Week in Rails!This is Claudio, rushing to get you the weekly updates on interesting commits and pull requests from Rails.FeaturedThis week’s Rails contributors25...
January 16, 2015
This week in Rails: tokens migrations, method_source and more
Live from our servers, it’s This Week in Rails!As always we’re your inside scoop of interesting commits, pull requests and more from Rails.This is Kasper, and I’m ready to serve...
January 10, 2015
This week in Rails: a new beginning
Happy New Year, everyone!It was only less than a year ago when I sent the first issue ofThis week in Rails to a total of 14 recipients, discussing someof the...