Ruby on Rails misc resources

What is Ruby on Rails? RubyOnRails Wiki Installing Ruby, Gems, and Rails Instant Rails Locomotive for Mac OS X Getting started with the Ruby programming language. Ryby Docs ONLamp – Rolling with RoR Part 1: Part 2: Installing Rails on Tiger – watch Tiger get Railed! […]

Ruby on Rails Optimizing Performance

Ruby on Rails is very fun, i love it, but Ruby sometimes can be slow.. So here there are some hints to speed up your Ruby on Rails web application. Rails Performance Tips Common Performance Problems in Rails – Pros and con between SQLSessionStore and MemChacheStore session containers, tips on optimizing queries, and general information […]

Sanitize HTML in Ruby

RSS have a design that make it easy to generate and fun for webmasters, but it’s a hell for anyone that must write a feed consumer.Here is some links about html sanitization in Ruby on Rails. Links: Sanitize HTML in Ruby Sanitize HTML to prevent XSS and page malformatting attacks sanitize() and blacklists acts_as_stripped: auto-stripping […]

Rails Security: Secure your Ruby on Rails web application

Ruby on Rails is a great Ruby framework for rapid development of web applications. But default Rails comes with some (in)security features that must be hardened and fixed. And a lot of the how to and tutorials in internet that publish the sponsor “websites in 5 minutes” help people to write insecure code. Some examples: […]

Rails vs Django

Ruby on Rails and Django are two popular framework in web development. Here you can found some comparison so you make your choice. I use RoR because is very fun. Links: Framework Performance The Rails vs Django Paper Catalyst vs Rails vs Django Cook off Rails vs Django Rails vs. Django: A Comparative Programming Exercise […]