A Fresh Cup is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the universe of software. I'm a full-time software developer: most of my time in recent years has been spent writing Rails, though I've dabbled in many other things and like most people who have been writing code for decades I can learn new stuff as needed.

As of October 2016, I'm not actively looking for my next job, but I'm still happy to chat about potential opportunities. I'm not able to relocate, so unless you're in the Evansville area, I'd need a completely remote gig. I have lots of experience working remote. Prefer full-time but I wouldn't be averse to an interesting contact gig. Drop me a comment if you've got something or email MikeG1 [at] larkfarm.com.

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Sunday
Oct262008

Double Shot #320

Rails 2.2RC1 is out. Here's the official announcement. And here are the Ruby on Rails 2.2 Release Notes - of which I am rather fond, because I wrote the bulk of them.

Some other Rails 2.2 stuff:

  • Ruby on Rails 2.2 - The Rails Envy guys want to sell you PDF and videocast guides to the new features.

  • What's New in Edge Rails: Rails 2.2 Released - Summary of Features</a> and What's New in Edge Rails: Even Better Conditional GET Support - Coverage from Ryan Daigle.


  • And more general links:

  • "raise NoMethodError" raises NoMethodError. Raise it with
    NoMethodError.new instead.
    - My first commit to the core Rails code. Hopefully not the last.

  • Good Homes Wanted - A batch of Rails and Ruby projects looking for new maintainers, including some fairly prominent ones.

  • SIPr - SIP stack written in Ruby. If only I had time to play with VOIP stuff...

  • REST: Some tips and implementing "Forgot your password?" - Some ideas about RESTful design.

  • Thinking Sphinx - New PDF from PeepCode.

  • GitHub Rebase #1 - Nick Quaranto is starting a new series to look at activity over on GitHub.

  • How to Spot a Help Vampire - Wisdom from #rubyonrails.
  • Reader Comments (2)

    Any reason why Prototype has only been bumped to 1.6.0.2, when 1.6.0.3 is already out?

    October 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterNick

    Thanks for the plug, Mike. :)

    October 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterNick Quaranto

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