The Best Resources on Ruby on Rails 3 from around the Web.

Spinning up a new Rails app

So people have been attempting to get a Rails app up and running recently. I also have some apps in development on Rails 3, so I’ve been experiencing some of the same problems many others have. Read More Read More

Rails and Merb Merge: Performance (Part 2 of 6)

A year ago today, we announced that Rails and Merb would merge. At the time, there was much skepticism about the likelihood of the success of this endeavor. Indeed, The most common imagery invoked by those who learned about our plans was a unicorn. At RailsConf last year (well into the effort), both DHH and I used unicorns in our talks, poking fun at the vast expectations we’d set, and the apparent impossibility of achieving everything we’d said we wanted to achieve for 3.0. Read More Read More

The Rails 3 Router: Rack it Up

In this post, I’ll cover a number of the larger design decisions, as well as specific improvements that have been made. Most of these features were in the Merb router, but the Rails DSL is more fully developed, and the fuller emphasis on Rack is a strong improvement from the Merb approach. Read More Read More

Rails and Merb Merge: The Anniversary (Part 1 of 6)

A year ago today, we announced that Rails and Merb would merge. At the time, there was much skepticism about the likelihood of the success of this endeavor. Indeed, The most common imagery invoked by those who learned about our plans was a unicorn. At RailsConf last year (well into the effort), both DHH and I used unicorns in our talks, poking fun at the vast expectations we’d set, and the apparent impossibility of achieving everything we’d said we wanted to achieve for 3.0. Read More Read More

Revamped Routes in Rails 3

While much of Rails 3 is seeing an internal rewrite, the Routes DSL has seen a complete revision in Rails 3. It has been rewritten from the ground up a few times before, and it has brought speed and flexibility with each iteration. This time, it’s no exception as the DSL feels more at home to a typical Rubyist. Read More Read More

Generic Actions in Rails 3

So Django has an interesting feature called “generic views”, which essentially allow you to to render a template with generic code. In Rails, the same feature would be called “generic actions” (just a terminology difference). This was possible, but somewhat difficult in Rails 2.x, but it’s a breeze in Rails 3. Read More Read More

Trying Rails 3.0.pre today

There’s so much exciting stuff coming up in Rails 3. How about giving it a test drive today? Dr Nic has done it before, but his post is a little outdated, so I will give you an update here. Read More Read More

BitNami :: Tutorial: Rubystack Deployment Alternatives

BitNami RubyStack provides different deployment options. This article explains the different steps to follow in order to get your application running on top of RubyStack. We will describe the settings to use: Apache or Nginx as web server. Mongrel, Thin or Phussion Passenger as the engine for Ruby web applications. Read More Read More

BitNami :: New RubyStack Version with Passenger, Ruby Enterprise

We are glad to announce a new version of RubyStack that includes improved performance and deployment options with Ruby Enterprise and Phusion Passenger You can download it now at the RubyStack section Read More Read More

Dr Nic 's First look at rails 3.0.pre

Here’s a quick poke around of getting started and interesting things I found. Any hiccups and workarounds are meant as a guide to pre-pre-3.0 users/developers and not as a criticism of rails-core. Rails 3.0 is looking shiny and awesome. Read More Read More

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