2010 – A year in review

This year is coming to an end and it was amazing for us at Plataforma Tecnologia. We are proud to share with you, faithful reader, our accomplishments in 2010, which weren’t few. Open Source The year has begun on fire. In February, José Valim made his way into the Rails Core team and has been … »

Acceptance tests for OmniAuth

One of the great gems released in the past few months was OmniAuth. It is very easy to use, it works without tons of configurations (unless configuring XML files is your thing) and there are already plenty of resources about it on the internet. However, it is not easy to do acceptance tests with Omniauth … »

Crafting Rails Applications: Why I wrote this book

When I first got into Ruby and Rails development, I was impressed about how everything worked. A few lines of code and so much got done. At that time, if I was reading a book or blog post that said: “just do X and Y will automagically work”. I would gladly accept those instructions. However, after a while, … »

SimpleForm 1.3: more HTML 5 goodness and new stuff

We have been working on SimpleForm for some time since the last release and have got a lot of contributions from community. Now it is time for a new release with more HTML 5 compatibility plus some new cool features. So, without further ado, lets take a ride on the new stuff. HTML 5 One … »