The last Rails 3.2.13 update is closing important holes, also brings some bugs and performance issues according to Bugsnag.
It is currently safer to not update your applications until next release is out.
Rails 3.2.12, 3.1.11, and 2.3.17 have been released.
3.2.12 and 3.1.11 contain one security fix, and 2.3.17 contains two security fixes. It is recommended that you update immediately.
You can read about the security fixes by following these links:
Please note that today a new JSON gem was released, and it also contains an important security fix. You should update the JSON gem as soon as possible. You can read about the security issue in the JSON gem here:
In order to ease upgrading, the only major changes in each gem is the security fix. To see the detailed changes for each version, follow the links below:
Rails composer can help you to start your application the easiest way.
You can generate an app in minutes using an application template. With all the options you want.
$ rails new myapp -m https://raw.github.com/RailsApps/rails-composer/master/composer.rb
There are several important release of Rails: versions 3.2.11, 3.1.10, 3.0.19, and 2.3.15. These releases contain two extremely critical security fixes so please update IMMEDIATELY.
For more information on these release see this blog article: http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2013/1/8/Rails-3-2-11-3-1-10-3-0-19-and-2-3-15-have-been-released/
The bug is present in Rails versions spanning the past six years and in default configurations gives hackers a simple and reliable way to pilfer database contents, run system commands, and cause websites to crash.
I spent this day to migrate simpleblog to Rails 3.2.9. I expect to have less work when needing to migrate to Rails 4.0.
The most difficult part was to understand assets in Rails and how to manage Theme for Rails to play with it.
I did a new github repository as I am not really confident with my Git skills ;-)
Simpleblog is my personal blog engine built with Rails.
Initially this is just something to learn Ruby on Rails, and I was quite happy about the result.
2G is a theme based on the default “blue” one. Simple, clean.
I have also included a facebook like plugin.
MariaDB is an enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL and is available under the terms of the GPL v2 license. It’s developed by the MariaDB community with the MariaDB Foundation as its main steward.
It has been created by MySQL creator Michael Widenius, when he sold MySQL to Sum microsystems.
MariaDB is opensource, a foundation has been created to support MariaDB.
I am currently testing the version 5.5 with some rails applications and it works well.
Installation is facilitated by the Repository configuration tool.
Next step is to put on production environment with Passenger/Rails/Apache2
New Relic is providing a free monitoring service for your Rails application.
I am using it for a week, and it is not bad, being able to monitor my apps & server.
Still in PRO Trial mode, I will se what is the real free service in few weeks or so.
Haml was reaaly good to reduce the incomprehension when coding but with Slim it goes beyond by removing % character.
Another advantage would be according to this benchmark the speed gain.
Let’s have a look at the Slim documentation and try it.