Glad we all made to another Friday. A lot of small patches around Rails repository this week. So we had another relatively calm week after the major announcements on RailsConf. The talks list is getting bigger on confreaks by the way. You might want to watch some of those this weekend.
Rails is moving towards deprecating the assigns helper on controller tests. The main motivation is that it's asserting against the internals of the implementation which we shouldn't care about in a unit test.
See some comments from DHH about that and a couple other test helpers.
Quite interesting patch on improving the set up for database connection pools. The schema cache dump will now be applied to every connection as they are created to avoid querying the database for its schema.
That's a wrap
That's all for This week in Rails. As always, there are more changes than we have room to cover here, but feel free to check them out yourself!
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