InfoQ was “unlaunched” last week, (meaning we’re still doing some final
bug-fixing), but you should still check it out and see all the good
have so far. Exclusive video interviews with DHH, David Black and other
well-known Rubyists, as well as presentations such as Charles and Tom
demo’ing JRuby at JavaOne last week are coming soon.
I’m serving as the Ruby community editor, so contact me via email if
interested in contributing news or articles. BTW, the founder of
Floyd Marinescu, is famous for starting theserverside.com, one of the
world’s most popular technical websites. He’s a big fan of Ruby and
and we’re proud of working together to be the first site to give Ruby
top-billing along with Java, .NET and other topics such as Agile and
For your convenience, here is a list of all content and news on
InfoQhttp://www.infoq.com/about Ruby to date… Agile
Asset Management with Ruby
Ruby makes it easy to craft Domain-Specific-Languages with Ruby syntax.
article is a story about the benefits derived from implementing a Ruby
for a PLANET ARGON development project.
Ruby and Rails: In your face… but out of your
Ruby on Rails is in many ways a system in itself. But in many, many
ways, Rails exposes, explores, and exploits its connections to Ruby,
than hiding or disguising them. David A. Black, author of the book Ruby
Rails from Manning, shares his thoughts on whether or not Rails
should take the time to master Ruby.
News about Ruby R. Coverage Tool Making Rapid
Earlier this week, Mauricio F. released version 0.4 of Rcov, his
for simple code coverage analysis in Ruby. Rcov is fast, feature-packed
New Rails Powered Sites
A couple of shiny new Rails-powered websites were announced in the last
couple of days. Invitika is described as SMS + mobile blogging + event
planning + LBS + photos. Thebeststuffintheworld.com is a comprehensive
database of, well, the best stuff in the world, just as implied by the
RailsDay 2006 Announced
RailsDay 2006 is a 24 hour competition scheduled to be held in mid-June,
right before RailsConf. During the contest, teams of Ruby on Rails
developers from around the world will compete for valuable prizes to see
can author the best Rails application in just a day.
Interview with Mongrel Author Zed
Well-known Rails programmer Zed S. was interviewed by O’Reilly. Zed
about Ruby on Rails and his work on an up-and-coming new HTTP server
Mongrel that is winning accolades all over the community.
JRuby on Rails Unveiled at
The latest version of JRuby will be presented to JavaOne attendees this
week. Included in the demonstrations is a working Rails application and
ActiveRecord adapter backed by JDBC.
Canadian Firm Posts Bounty for New Rails Database
ICI, a stainless steel truck accessory business in Canada, today
900USD bounty to the first person to deliver ODBTP support for Rails.
(Open Database Transport Protocol) is a TCP/IP protocol ideal for
Linux-based programs to ODBC data sources on Windows servers.