This time we are proud to announce Version 0.3.5 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
exciting new 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 - patches and support
Carlo Zottmann - first patch!
Chris ‘celldee’ Duncan - first patch!
Gabriele ‘riffraff’ Renzi - patches for file dispatcher
jeedee - new Ramaze logo
Jonathan ‘Kashia’ Buch - patches and support
Keita Y. - first patch!
Pistos - lots of friendly support
skaar - first patch!
Selected summary of the 62 patches from 0.3.0 to 0.3.5:
- Ramaze::Contrib::Route made available by default as Ramaze::Route
(backwards compatibility retained)
- Support added for ETag and If-Modified-Since in Dispatcher::File
- Adapter for LiteSpeed webserver added
- Added ability to set default session cookie options using
- Support added for Content-Language based localization and gettext
- Support added for passing in locals to render_template
- Added support for symbol argument to template_root
- render_template no longer requires template extensions
- Dots allowed in template extensions (template.html.erb)
- Builder templating engine added to produce XML
- RedCloth templating engine added
- Amrita2 templating engine updated to latest release
- Simple EmailHelper added
- IdentityHelper updated for latest ruby-openid
- MarukuHelper added
- AuthHelper cleaned up
- LinkHelper improved: A(), R(), Rs() and breadcrumbs
- All examples were standardized to include rubygems
- Simple file upload example added
- Search and diff functionality added to Rapaste
- Read and read/write issues fixed in Ramaze::Store
- Fix applied for running Ramaze apps within IDEs on Windows
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