Archive for the ‘Ruby on Rails’ Category

Jeena emailed me recently about his Rails plugin, plistifier, that allows you to render plists (property lists). It allows you to render your ActiveRecord objects as plists (among other things): def show @post = Post.find(params[:id]) respond_to do |format| format.xml { render :xml => @post } format.plist { render :plist => @post } end end Jeena […]

Rails Metal has been available on Rails since version 2.3 – it’s old news. But if you haven’t used it or heard about it, you can find out more about Rails Metal on the RoR weblog and on Jesse Newland’s blog. So anyway, I am one of those laggards and only wrote a Rails Metal […]

You may have heard of it, but just in case, Living on the Edge is now going to be published on the official Ruby on Rails weblog. Big thanks to Gregg Pollack for getting me the new “gig”, and more importantly, for reviving and freshening up the content on the official Rails blog. Catch the […]

Day 1 of RailsConf 2008 was basically tutorial day (schedule) and started with my colleague here with me, Arun, missing out on Yoga on Rails and me sleeping until the first tutorial session. Anyway, I snapped some photos while trying to remain the unobtrusive tourist. Here’s a shot of Portland Convention Center where it’s all […]

No mind-blowing changes in Rails this week prior to RailsConf – as Gregg mentioned last week in the Rails Envy podcast, it’s pre-2.1 days (Rails 2.1 will probably be released at RailsConf) so it’s pretty easy to see why. Oh and all Rails tests now pass in Ruby 1.9 after a long-standing #module_eval bug got […]