Riding Rails

The official Ruby on Rails (RoR) framework blog

Ruby on Rails 2.3.4: Security Fixes


almost 5 years ago by Michael on Riding Rails.
We’ve released Ruby on Rails 2.3.4, this release fixes bugs and introduces a few minor features. Due to the inclusion of two security fixes, all users...

Timing Weakness in Ruby on Rails


almost 5 years ago by Michael on Riding Rails.
There is a weakness in the code Ruby on Rails uses to verify message digests in the cookie store. Because it uses a non-constant time algorithm to verify...

XSS Vulnerability in Ruby on Rails


almost 5 years ago by Michael on Riding Rails.
There is a vulnerability in the escaping code for the form helpers in Ruby on Rails. Attackers who can inject deliberately malformed unicode strings into...

A Month in Rails


almost 5 years ago by Gregg Pollack on Riding Rails.
Lots of great content coming out of the community in the past month. Below you’ll find some of the most useful tutorials and libraries I’ve found...

Gem Packaging: Best Practices


almost 5 years ago by Josh Peek on Riding Rails.
Understand Ruby’s Load Path When you call load or require a new file, Ruby searches through the files in its load path. This allows you to require...

Three reasons to love ActionController::Responder


almost 5 years ago by José Valim on Riding Rails.
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the newly added ActionController::Responder which summarizes your application behavior for a specified format in just...

Upgrading to Snow Leopard


almost 5 years ago by Matt Aimonetti on Riding Rails.
Last Friday, Apple released their new OS version: Snow Leopard. Upgrading to SL is very easy and even gives you back quite a lot of HD space. However a...

What's New in Edge Rails: No REST for the weary


~5 years ago by Nathaniel Bibler on Riding Rails.
This week's post will be rather short and sweet. The notable commits of the week seemed to revolve mainly around refactoring and even slightly altering...

What's New in Edge Rails: The BugMash Edition


~5 years ago by Nathaniel Bibler on Riding Rails.
Another week, another update on Edge Rails. And man, you aren't making this easy on me, are ya? This weekend, in case you hadn't already heard, was...

Community Highlights: IronRuby


~5 years ago by Matt Aimonetti on Riding Rails.
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