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What's New in Edge Rails #58

Weeks of February 11 - February 25, 2013

  • 9d9b22f4 is another tweak to loading, reversing some earlier decisions. Autoload paths and eager load paths will be separate for Rails 4.0 after all.
  • c9909db9 drops XML parsing from ActionDispatch. If you need it, you can pick upt he new actionpack-xml_parser gem.
  • d3688e02 removes the auto-explain option for ActiveRecord. You can still call explicitly ActiveRecord::Relation#explain. I'll miss this, but I know most Rails folks prefer not to think about the database.

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