Security (CAS and OpenID) with Ruby
Jun 28, 2008
In this presentation from QCon SF 2007, Justin Gehtland explains two open solutions to distributed identity and their Rails integration components: the OpenID system (using ruby-openid) and CAS (using rubycas-client).
The MOle Plugin
May 05, 2007
The MOle, so named because it acts as the investigators agent, is a plugin that provides insight into the inner workings of Ruby on Rails in realtime, as requests come in and get processed. The author describes how the plugin came about and gives InfoQ readers a detailed introduction to his innovative plugin.
Introduction to BackgrounDRb
Jun 27, 2006
As the problem domain of your Rails applications expands, you may need to run computationally intensive or long running background tasks. How can you run these long background tasks without your web server timing out? And how do you display the progress to your users?
Yehuda Katz explains Merb
Dec 10, 2008
In this interview from RubyFringe, Yehuda Katz talks about Merb, its design principles, and how it differs from Rails. Yehuda also mentions Yard, an RDoc replacement.
James Adam on Rails Engines and Ruby in the Enterprise
Dr. James Adam
Apr 19, 2007
Dr. JamesAdam has been an active member of the Ruby community for more than four years, contributing to a number of projects including the FXRuby GUI toolkit and the Ruby-OpenGL bindings. InfoQ interviews James about his pioneering work with Rails Engines, the Rails plugin system and what it's like to be doing heavy Ruby development in enterprise settings.
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37signals Uses New Relic's Rails Performance Monitoring Solution by Mirko Stocker Posted on Jul 15, 2008
Real world JRuby on Rails: Infectious disease reporting and management by Werner Schuster Posted on May 23, 2008
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Presentation: Managing a high performance rails app without tearing your hair out by Werner Schuster Posted on Jan 08, 2008 1
Multibyte for Rails: A Unicode Solution for Rails? by Obie Fernandez Posted on Sep 25, 2006 3
Juggernaut: Real-time communication for your Rails views by Peter Cooper Posted on Jul 23, 2006