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Ruby 2 p0,4 1, and 1.5 Released
The first stable release of the 2.0 series of the Highlighted among its new features are: programming language has been released.
Language core features
arguments, which give flexibility to design
Module#prepend, which is a new way to extend a class
A literal %i, which creates an array of symbols easily
__dir__, which returns the dirname of the file currently being executed
We're incredibly proud to share the latest major release of Chef with you.
The Chef Client and Chef Server are now separate projects. We will be making separate but compatible releases moving forward.
You can download both of them from the Chef download page .
Erchef, the Chef 11 Server
The most significant new feature is that the Chef 11 Server is a complete rewrite of the coreserver in , which we call Erchef…
GitLab 3 Released: An GitHub-Clone-In-A-Box, Sorta
is an open source app that provides an interface for git repository hosting and management. Version 3 includes an in-page file editor. It takes a lot of inspiration from , though that's not a bad thing.
In the last issue, we mentioned the new MRI 1.9.3-p286, released to patch up a couple of security vulnerabilities. Now, the Windows-based RubyInstaller…
…that's meant to be a starting point for e-commerce applications.
high performance rails caching with redis and nginx - the cached info without hitting the Rails stack at all.
MySQL - Too bad it's an 7.2 Released, Delivers 1 BILLION per Minute product now.
summarized the changes over ( Ruby 1.9.3 Release Candidate 1 Released (What's new?))
Gem and : Doing it Right « Got Your Tongue?
Process your uploads in the background by uploading directly to
File's metadata saving plugin for carrierwave
rtomayko/replicate - GitHub …
Subject:  net-http-persistent 2.1 Released
net-http-persistent version 2.1 has been released!
Manages persistent connections using Net::plus a speed fix for 1.8. It's thread-safe too!
Using persistent HTTP connections can dramatically increase the speed of HTTP. Creating a new HTTP connection for every request involves an extraround-trip and causes TCP congestion avoidance negotiation to start over.
Remember, unlike the C# tools, which have been Released to, for is CTP, and remember that the "P" stands for "Preview" and that CTP comes before Beta.
Be advised that:
As a Community Technology Preview, this is an early access program to a work in progress. It's meant for you to try out and give us feedback about it. It is not a final implementation, and as such, you should expect to use it to write apps …
But What Happens When a New Version is Released?
One reason that people use the activesupport >= 2.3 is that, assuming Rails maintains backward-compatibility, their gem will continue to work in newer Rails environments without any difficulty. If everything happens to work, it saves you the time of running their unit tests against newer versions of dependencies and cutting a new release.
As I said before, this is a deadly practice. By specifying appropriate dependencies (based on …
Oh dear, the most embarrassing of lead time diseases ! There's a black hole lurking at the bottom of your CFD, on your Kanban board tokens are piling up under "Ready for ", and your " Released" and "Implemented" columns look depressingly empty.
Common root causes:
Inattention to the release and implementation process
Lack of capacity (whether on the part of the project team or customer) to release &/or implement
The system as built isn't the one expected by the customer