HOME > RSS Feeds > Ruby on Rails
Add To:  Subscribe with My Yahoo!  Subscribe with Google  Subscribe in NewsGator Online  Subscribe in Rojo  Subscribe with Pluck RSS reader  Subscribe with Bloglines  Add to AOL Subscribe to this feed using your favorite reader  

 
Ruby-on-Rails Faces Second Security Flaw in a Week
For the second time in a week, Ruby-on-Rails maintainers have been forced to push out what they describe as “extremely critical security fixes” to close a security hole in the popular framework. Left unpatched, the hole could allow malicious hackers to execute code in Rails applications without having to go through authentication.

Ruby 2.0 Prepped for February 2013 Release
Ruby programmers received some exciting news on the same day that general elections were held here in the US. Ruby 2.0.0 got an immediate feature freeze, which means that this version will be released soon. Indeed, Yusuke Endoh, Ruby 2.0's release manager, revealed its targeted release date: February 24, 2013.

Why LinkedIn Switched from Ruby on Rails
Quite some time ago, professional networking website LinkedIn moved the back-end infrastructure of its mobile site and applications from Ruby on Rails to Node.js. The company made this change for performance and scalability reasons. Does that mean that RoR is a bad idea for mobile services? Not exactly.

Adding Style with Action Pack
In this conclusion to an eighteen-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, we'll take the application we've built in previous parts and give it some style. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Handling HTML in Templates with Action Pack
In this seventeenth part of an eighteen-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn how and why to escape HTML in templates, and more. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Filters, Controllers and Helpers in Action Pack
In this sixteenth part of an eighteen-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn how to apply filters to controllers and how to use Action View helpers. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack and Controller Filters
In this fifteenth part of an eighteen-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll start learning how and why to use control filters. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack Categories and Events
In this fourteenth part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library, you'll learn how to add categories to the Events form and handle categories in the Events controller. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Logging Out, Events and Templates with Action Pack
In this thirteenth part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn how to log out a user, clean up the events controller, and more. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack Sessions and Architecture
In this twelfth part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, we'll focus on the architecture of Rails and how the system handles session data. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

More on Action Pack Partial Templates
In this eleventh part of a series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn another way to assign local variables inside a partial template, and how to control the logging in and out of users. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack Partial Templates
In this tenth part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn what partials are and how they can save you a lot of time and effort. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Displaying Error Messages with the Action Pack Library
In this ninth part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn how to displya error messages in templates, and more. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack Request Parameters
In this eighth part of a series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you will learn how to handle request parameters and how to use the render method. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Creating an Action Pack Registration Form
In this seventh part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn how to create a registration form using form helpers. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Ruby on Rails Templates and Layouts
In this sixth part to a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn how to create a template and work with layouts. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack Controller Creation
In this fifth part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you will learn how to configure routes for the event manager, and how to generate a controller. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Writing an Action Pack Controller
In this fourth part of a series on the Action Pack library for Rails focusing on the view and the controller, we'll start writing some real code for an Action Pack controller. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack Routing and Request Cycle
In this third part of an article series on the Action Pack library for Rails, you'll learn about the specialized Action Pack component called routing, and the basic steps of the Action Pack request cycle. This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).

Action Pack and Action View
In this second part of a multi-part series on the Action Pack library in Ruby-on-Rails, you'll learn about Action View and the way its templates use Embedded Ruby code (ERb). This article is excerpted from chapter six of the book Beginning Rails: From Novice to Professional, written by Jeffery Allan Hardy, Cloves Carneiro Jr. and Hampton Catlin (Apress; ISBN: 1590596862).