Archive for September 2007

CodeGear ships 3rdRail a Ruby on Rails IDE

September 17, 2007

CodeGear is shipping a new integrated development environment (IDE) for Ruby on Rails called 3rdRail that aims to ease the development of Web applications based on the Ruby programming language.
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=development&articleId=9036680&taxonomyId=11&intsrc=kc_top
Tour of the 3rdRail IDE
http://video.codegear.com/3rdRail/TourOfTheIDE/TourOfTheIDE.html

Ruby the shift to human-performance

September 8, 2007

This article is the second in the Ruby x Agile series, documenting a set of six short videos exploring the relationship between Ruby and Agile methodologies. Our first article covered why Ruby and Agile are a good combination.
“Previously, CPU time was indeed precious but now human time is more precious and the focus has shifted to making human activity easier.”
“There has been a shift from machine-performance to human-performance.”

http://www.infoq.com/news/2007/08/ruby-x-agile-2