This time we are proud to announce Version 0.3.0 of Ramaze, the light
modular open source web framework.
This release features a lot of work directly from our community and we
really greatful for everybody who helped in testing, patching and
new exciting features.
Our extensive set of specs and docs now covers almost every detail of
implementation and usage. Ramaze is under development by a growing
and in production use at companies.
IRC: #ramaze on irc.freenode.net
Special (alphabetic) thanks go to:
Aman ‘tmm1’ Gupta - lots of patches and friendly support
Antonio C. - Article: http://tiny.cc/tRLfm
Carlo Zottmann - First patch!
Jonathan ‘Kashia’ Buch - patches for gettext and Og support
Pistos - PR through awesome screencasts
Selected summary of the 118 patches from 0.2.1 to 0.3.0:
Specs switched from RSpec to bacon; Ramaze now runs on Ruby 1.9.
/lib/proto (pregenerated base source code) updated to a new
Oddities in gem version of bin/ramaze fixed (hopefully? )
Layouts fixed so the method on the right controller is called.
contrib/facebook and simple facebook app example added.
Lambda router support added to contrib/route.
gettext contrib added; localize ramaze via gettext.
Adapter for Thin Ruby webserver added.
Index files can now be put into public directories and
examples/blog switched from Og to Sequel.
view/ is now the subdirectory for templates; if not found, Ramaze
back to template/.
Default error pages updated: colour gradient removed; textmate link
Templates are no longer searched for in public/.
A complete Changelog is available at
- none yet, waiting for your reports
Builds on top of the Rack library, which provides easy use of
Mongrel, WEBrick, LiteSpeed, Thin, CGI or FCGI.
Supports a wide range of templating-engines like: Amrita2, Erubis,
Liquid, Markaby, Remarkably and its own engine called Ezamar and
Highly modular structure: you can just use the parts you like. This
means that it’s very simple to add your own customizations.
A variety of helpers is already available, giving you things like
caching, OpenID-authentication or aspect-oriented programming for
It is possible to use the ORM you like, be it Sequel, DataMapper,
ActiveRecord, Og, Kansas or something more simplistic like DBI, or a
wrapper around YAML::Store.
Good documentation: although we don’t have 100% documentation right
(dcov says around 75%), just about every part of Ramaze is covered
basic and advanced docs. There are a variety of examples,
screencasts and a
Friendly community: there are people from all over the world using
so you can get almost instant help and info.
For more information please come to http://ramaze.net or ask directly on
Thank you, Michael ‘manveru’ Fellinger and the Ramaze community