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An upgrade handbook to Rails 8

Each new major version of Rails unlocks so many great features, and Rails 8 is no exception. However, let’s face it, upgrading a Rails application can be difficult. Each upgrade is filled with numerous changes that need to be addressed carefully to keep your application running smoothly.

In this talk, we’ll take a look at ways to address the major changes for Rails 8 to get your Rails app prepared to run on the latest version in no time! Have too many applications to upgrade? We’ll also explore how Shopify was able to automate the Rails upgrade process for hundreds of their applications.

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Jenny Shen

Senior Developer, Shopify

Jenny is a Senior Developer at Shopify, based in Toronto, Canada. She is a RubyGems.org maintainer, and is passionate about open source.