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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)

Cyberhive Supports Ruby On Rails

Web hosting provider CyberHive Web Hosting has announced it is now hosting Web sites created using Ruby on Rails. Ruby on Rails is an open-source framework that enables developers to easily assemble rich and dynamic Web sites, and has set a new standard for ease of development and speed of delivery. Programming with Rails allows a Web designer to wrap applications easily around a database. "Ruby Rails is undoubtedly one of the most important open-source projects on the Web hosting scene today," says CyberHive in its press release. "The software is a great addition to our already ex... (more)

New Relic Announces Support for Ruby on Rails Release 2.2

New Relic has announced that its RPM Rails Performance Management tool successfully manages web applications running on the recently released Rails 2.2 version. "Ruby on Rails is always evolving and has over the past five years gone through some fifty-plus public releases," said David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Rails and member of the Rails Core Team. "Rails developers need the supporting ecosystem to keep up with that evolution. New Relic is proving that they're willing to do just that by being quick to ensure compatibility with Rails 2.2." Ruby on Rails is an open source ... (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)