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GoDaddy.com,  registrar of domain names worldwide  now supports Web sites created using Ruby on Rails. Ruby on Rails is an open-source framework which lets developers easily assemble rich and dynamic Web sites. Programming with Rails allows a Web designer to wrap applications easily around a database. It has been widely acclaimed in Web development and software engineering circles as a new standard for ease of development and speed of delivery. "Our customers are finding Ruby on Rails to be incredibly valuable in shaping their online presence," said Bob Parsons, GoDaddy.com CEO and Founder. "We are pleased to be able to offer support for a framework that increases the utility of the sites we host." "We came over to Go Daddy specifically because Ruby on Rails was offered," GoDaddy.com customer Khiem Ngo said. "It's a very agile framework, it gives you a lot more functi... (more)

DomainRightNow to Support Open-Source Framework Ruby On Rails

DomainRightNow, one of the fastest growing domain registrars and hosting providers, has announced that it now supports Web sites created using "Ruby on Rails". “Ruby on Rails” is an open-source framework which lets developers easily assemble rich and dynamic Web sites. Programming with Rails allows a Web designer to wrap applications easily around a database. It has been widely acclaimed in Web development and software engineering circles as a new standard for ease of development and speed of delivery. "We are excited to support yet another new technology as part of our hosting s... (more)

Testing in Ruby on Rails

You've just finished writing your Ruby on Rails application, your test suite tests your models and controllers in depth, but you still can't tell from your tests if your RJS responses are functioning properly, or if a Javascript error is happening in the browser, which means that your tests can still be improved. In this talk, the speaker will outline some options you have for testing your AJAX-powered Ruby on Rails application from both the client and server sides. The speaker will show examples illustrating how to test your RJS calls from the server-side with the use of some Ra... (more)

Ruby On Rails Moves At 'Acela' Rates Toward Java

If Java is a steady freight train, then Ruby on Rails is one of the sleek, super-fast Acela trains that whoosh travelers along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. Java has come under pressure as being unfit for the Web tier because of its complexity, while scripting or dynamic languages such as PHP, Perl and Python continue to gain acceptance because of their ease of use and performance. At both the EclipseCon and TheServerSide Java Symposium last week, two major Java-oriented events, the mantra seemed to be about how to make Java more like Ruby on Rails. Indeed, due to the complexity o... (more)

SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast: Internet TV Event Tracks, Ruby on Rails 1.0, Qanta Wins $100 Laptop Contract

Ruby on Rails has arrived at the big 1.0, according to Copenhagen-based developer David Heinemeier Hanson. Taiwan-based Quanta Computer has been awarded the contract to develop the world's first $100 laptop, a brainchild of MIT Media Lab Director Nicholas Negroponte that is intended to reach users throughout the world that can't afford current technology. ThunderHawk Symbian Series60 Edition complies with Symbian interface guidelines while offering the same features and functionality users have come to expect from ThunderHawk. SYS-CON’s Events "iTVcon Internet TV Conference & Expo,... (more)