Docker-friendly Vagrant boxes 2014-04-22 released, supports Ubuntu 14.04


~21 hours ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
We provide Vagrant base boxes that are based on Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04, 64-bit. These boxes are specifically customized to work well with Docker. Please...

Generating dynamic QR codes in Rails using Rjb


3 days ago by Shailesh Patil on Josh Software - Where Programming is an Art!.
When I started looking for gems which generate QR code in ruby I found “rqrcode” which generates only HTML code which was not useful to me....

Two Designs for SequenceIdGenerator


5 days ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
In my previous, marathon post on id generation, I mentioned that I was generating unique sequence numbers. It was straightforward to write a class to generate...

Rails 4 Application Development HOTSHOT


6 days ago by O'Reilly Media, Inc. on O'Reilly Ruby.
In Detail Rails is a rapidly moving, open source, web development framework, and keeping up to speed with it is a big task. You might have already built...

Introducing packagecloud.io


10 days ago by James Golick on James on Software - Home.
Every operation of any sufficient complexity winds up accumulating a bunch of internal debs, rpms, rubygems, and whatever other package types are relevant...

OpenSSL Severe Vulnerability in TLS Heartbeat Extension (CVE-2014-0160)


14 days ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
There is a severe vulnerability in OpenSSL’s implementation of the TLS/DTLS (transport layer security protocols) heartbeat extension (RFC6520). This a serious...

Phusion Passenger 4.0.41 released, OpenSSL Heartbleed security update


15 days ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
Phusion Passenger is a fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python, Node.js and Meteor. Passenger takes a lot of complexity out of...

Confessions of a first time speaker


17 days ago by Rishi Jain on Josh Software - Where Programming is an Art!.
This post is a straight from the heart talk about lessons learnt by a first time speaker. Rishi spoke at RubyConf India 2014 and gives a candid experience...

Ruby on Rails is like IKEA...whaa?


22 days ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Recently, I found reading an article by Paul Venezia titled, Fatal abstraction: A bottom-up view of high-level languages, where—if you read between the...

Heap Overflow in YAML URI Escape Parsing (CVE-2014-2525)


26 days ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
There is an overflow in URI escape parsing of YAML in Ruby. This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2014-2525. Details Any time a...