Honeybadger's quarterly briefings keep you up to date on the most important developments in your programming communities. We curate the news so you can spend more time focusing on what's really important.
- Events: Conferences and meetups. Upcoming and recently completed.
- Security: Recent vulnerability reports
- Projects: News about major community projects
- Trending Topics: Summaries of the big topics everyone's talking about
- Standout Content: Content that didn't fit in other sections, but that was too cool to leave out.
RubyConf 2021 on Nov 8 - 10
RubyConf is the world’s largest and longest-running gathering of Ruby enthusiasts, practitioners, and companies. It will be in Denver, in-person this year! It will also have a (cheaper) virtual option.
- June 7: Call for proposals has opened and since closed
- June 7: Registration for RubyConf is now open!
- Aug 16: better_errors prior to 2.8.0 did not implement CSRF protection for its internal requests. It also did not enforce the correct "Content-Type" header for these requests, which allowed a cross-origin "simple request" to be made without CORS protection
Ruby, the language itself.
- July 7: Ruby 3.0.2 has been released. Fixes 3 CVEs.
Rails (or Ruby on Rails) is an open-source framework that popularized Ruby for web development.
- Sep 15: Rails 7.0 Alpha 1 Release!
Rails 7 (12)
- Stefan Weinert
- Stefan walks through some of the upcoming changes in Rails 7.
- Eileen M. Uchitelle
- The Github team extracted internal functionality to disable joining queries when an association crossed multiple databases.
- Swaathi Kakarla
- Using ActiveRecord to query for database changes.
- Alkesh Ghorpade
- Rails 7 comes with an ActiveJob upgrade that lets us specify jobs that should be retried until they succeed, indefinitely.
Testing code is essential to running production applications at scale, and the Ruby community is very enthusiastic about testing.
- Jorge Manrubia
- Rails parallel testing had a significant overhead due to database setup and fixture loading. Jorge has opened a PR in Rails to disable parallel testing by default.
- Jason Swett
- Jason demystifies Factory Bot as he creates his own implementation of it from scratch.
- David Heinemeier Hansson
- We no longer need a transpiling step to turn ES6 into something that'll run in the browser. It runs just fine, no changes needed.
- Mike Wilson
- Mike explains using Hotwire and Turbo frames for navigation.
- Renata Marques
- The Sorbet Team
- Stripe exposes the code for their ahead-of-time Ruby compiler, which is up to 170% faster than the default.
- Aydrian Howard
- A quick walkthrough on adding email functionality to Ruby app.
- Paweł Dąbrowski
- Understand how ActiveRecord implements