Conferencia Rails Madrid, 13-15th October 2016

What is this? Conferencia Rails is the most venerable large scale Spanish Ruby and Rails related event. It has held 6 editions, spawned 1 spin-off sister js event, received +1.500 attendees and brought +100 speakers. This year we will have some workshops on October...

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Featured This Week’s Multiplanetary Contributors 22 contribunauts came aboard the contributor list this week with their precious commits harvested for the good of all. You’ve earned this heart of gold: 💛 Action Cable buffers socket writes Quoting the description:...

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If you’re a Rails developer, you know all about upgrading apps from one version to another; it’s part of the job. These upgrades can range from simple gem version bumps of 4.2.5.2 to 4.2.6, to nightmarish leaps from 3.2 to 4.1. Those latter upgrades are...

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I was working on upgrading a library in a Rails 4.1 application. It was a big-ish upgrade; 17 version bumps and more than 2 years since that gem had been upgraded. Things were proceeding along well until I ran the test suite and, when instantiating one of the classes...