Build Awesome Command-Line Applications in Ruby 2


5 months ago by O'Reilly Media, Inc. on O'Reilly Ruby.
Speak directly to your system. With its simple commands, flags, and parameters, a well-formed command-line application is the quickest way to automate a...

Phusion Passenger 4.0.24 released


5 months 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...

Ruby Under a Microscope


5 months ago by O'Reilly Media, Inc. on O'Reilly Ruby.
Ruby Under a Microscope gives developers an inside, hands-on look at Ruby's core, using simple diagrams coupled with clear explanations. ...

Duplicity + S3: easy, cheap, encrypted, automated full-disk backups for your servers


5 months ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
Backups are one of those things that are important, but that a lot of people don’t do. The thought of setting up backups always raised a mental barrier...

Docker-friendly Vagrant boxes


5 months ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
We heavily utilize Vagrant in our development workflow. Vagrant is a tool for easily setting up virtual machines as development environments, making it...

Opal.rb: Ruby in the Browser


5 months ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I fell in love with the idea of writing Ruby code in my browser long ago. I promptly wrote that dream off as impossible and learned coffeescript. But while...

Enterprise customers: please update your gem source and APT repository URL


6 months ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
A short while ago, we introduced a gem server and an APT repository for Phusion Passenger Enterprise customers. HTTP basic authentication was used to authenticate...

Will Meteor kill Rails? I don’t know, but Phusion Passenger open sources Meteor support


6 months ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
For those who haven’t heard of Meteor yet: it is a hip new Javascript platform for developing web apps. It’s quite an innovation compared to...

Phusion Passenger 4.0.23 released, supports the Meteor framework


6 months ago by Hongli Lai on Phusion Corporate Blog.
Phusion Passenger is a fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js. It works by integrating into Apache and Nginx and...

Detecting LESS Changes with Middleman


6 months ago by Patrick Bacon on Atomic Spin.
The combination of Middleman, LESS, and Bootstrap is perfect for web application prototyping. Kedron Rhodes wrote about using Middleman and Bootstrap for...