Aaron ' tenderlove'says that "depending on your app, using define_method is faster on boot, consumes less memory, and probably doesn't signigicantly impact performance" compared to eval-based techniques. (And he has the numbers to prove it.)
takes places in on August 16-17 and the is now open if you want to submit a talk. The Ruby Conference…
Earlier this month at Aloha Ruby Conference 2012,' tenderlove' gave a keynote on a myriad topic of topics including threading, , locking, and cats and how they relate to 4.
Episode 387 ofis here(!) and looks at the cache_digests gem which automatically adds a digest to fragment cache keys based on the template (so if a template changes the cache auto-expires).
A couple weeks ago, @ ) wrote about getting rid of config.threadsafe! on . When discussing multi-process and multi-threaded servers in production, one important aspect of the discussion that came up in the blog post was code loading. 4(aka
This blog post is about which code loading strategies exist in a Rails application, how they affect multi-process and multi-threaded servers, and how to build libraries that will behave well in both environments.
: a look back
I was about to write my thoughts about Railsberry in two weeks ago, but I changed my mind and decided to let their awesome photos speak to you instead.
Therefore, I present you few moments from the Railsberry conference—in pictures.
Grass field outside the venue for resting
Magnificent catering for lunch
Vuvuzelas would stop lighning talks that were too long
Mayhem after a game of Balloon Hero
Tenderlove's Friday hug—with backup
…I'd like to stop to give a huge props to @ " , the man who's actively working to reduce the technical debts in the code base. This is a really hard job and definitely not a very glamorous one. He's been working on various parts of Rails including its router and its ( ). Technical debts are unfortunately normal in most project, but sometimes they are overwhelming to the point that nobody dares …"
Aaron is anotherhacker who has been in the Ruby community for a long time and has worked on a number of cool projects, including and Mechanize. I've been a friend of Aaron's for a while, and have always admired his abilities as both a hacker and story teller. But the thing that really impressed me about Aaron's work in 2010 is his writing for the AT&T Interactive Engineering.
Recently, Aaron has …
…core we need the plugin to show significant performance improvements for real API applications, so it's important to let us know about your results.
<3 <3 <3 Find me at RailsConf. Tenderlove and I are giving out hugs for free!
Update #1 : Wycats who after working with us ( South American rubyists) is known as wygatos (figure our why :P), is adhering to the campaign of giving hugs for free.
From the core team:( tenderlove), (fxn) and (spastorino), and the core contributors: ( dmathieu), (sikachu) and (joshk) will be around, so don't hesitate to ask whatever questions you may have.
The weekend of July 23-24th, 2011
In real life:
What could be better than gathering together …
A while back, it came to my attention that ruby's net/https implementation had an insecure default: not verifying TLS certificates ( an article about it for RubyInside, and helped @ fix the issue in his excon gem. Despite this being an incredibly serious security issue, nobody really seemed to care. Oh well.:: :: ). I wrote
Then today, one of the biggest names in the ruby community, Aaron , … (aka @ )