This time we are proud to announce Version 0.1.2 of the Ramaze
open source web framework with the aim to be light and modular.
Since the 0.1.0 release we have made a lot of progress and the overall
mostly settled down. An extensive set of tests is covering almost every
of the implementation and usage.
It is developed by by several people and already in production-use at
New Features in Version 0.1.2:
Restructuring of Ramaze internals, featuring a cleaner overall
Add Ramaze::Record to easily record requests fitting particular
Support for the Remarkably templating engine.
Adapted for Rack 0.2
replacing autoreload with a general SourceReload class.
Reviewed and largely improved tutorial and tested examples.
Even less patches to the Ruby core, mostly for compatibility with the
upcoming Ruby 1.9 and tested with older versions down to 1.8.2.
Largely improved Spec-framework for any kind of web-application.
Through some benchmarking and refactoring the overall speed has
around the factor 2-3.
A complete Changelog is available at
Builds on top of the recently released Rack library, which provides
of adapters like Mongrel, WEBrick, CGI or FCGI.
Supports a wide range of templating-engines like:
Amrita2, Erubis, HAML, Liquid, Markaby, Remarkably and its own
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 ActiveRecord, Og,
something more simplistic like a wrapper around YAML::Store.
Good documentation: although we don’t have 100% documentation right
just about every part of Ramaze is covered with basic and advanced
There are a variety of examples and a tutorial available.
Friendly community: lastly, but still quite important, there are
all over the world using Ramaze, so you can get almost instant
For more information please come to http://ramaze.rubyforge.org or ask
on IRC (irc://irc.freenode.net/#ramaze)
Michael ‘manveru’ Fellinger and the Ramaze community