The Ruby team has a tradition of releasing new Ruby versions during Christmas. 2017 is no exception as they released Ruby 2.5.0. This is the first stable release of the Ruby 2.5 series.
A few years ago there was a whole lot of hubbub in various spots about Ruby being dead. Here we are, three years later, and the same arguments are being bandied about. Ruby is a programming language built for happiness - that’s the underlying principle. Why would a community of happy individuals and teams let that die?
Prior to Rails 5.1, Rails provided 2 form helpers,
form_tag. You use
form_for with a model and
form_tag for custom URLs. Both generate HTML for a
form. There are only a few minor differences so Rails 5.1 combined the two. You should now be using
Just five years ago, most enterprises operated their innovation efforts in silos. Development was in one corner, working on the next big thing; operations was in the other, making sure that none of the technology stopped working. Far too often, like Star Trek’s Dr. McCoy, people in these disparate roles exclaimed, “I’m a doctor, not a ...” They rarely engaged with each other—and things were left to fall through the cracks.