10 Great New Ruby / Rails Screencasts from July 2007 – Railscasts, maintained by Ryan Bates, continues to release one great free screencast after another… Screencasts include Testing Without Fixtures, will_paginate, Updating Through Checkboxes, Handling Exceptions, The Logger, How to Make a Generator, and O
Why Ruby on Rails Succeeded – CIO.com – Few things live up to their hype. But certainly Rails has at least come close to doing so, and the things that come close are the case studies worth examination.
Setting Up Ruby On Rails on Fedora 7 – Get a full scale ruby-on-rails production environment running clustered through the mongrel ruby application platform, load balanced by reversed proxied by Apache.
Real world Rails, Part 3: Optimizing ActiveRecord – but as with any database framework, you have to pay attention to the SQL that your framework generates. Keeping up with your indexes, using eager loading with include, and using polymorphic associations. (by Bruce Tate; this is part of a IBM collection of articles – currently 4 – on Real World Rails).
Three years with Ruby on Rails – DHH celebrates the three year anniversary of Ruby on Rails’ first release to the public. Congratulations to David and all who sail with him!!