Active Record keeps a pool of database connections. To keep the pool safe from people trying to cannonball queries at once we need to lock it. The pull request slims down what happens when locking, so you can quicker release the lock. Basically more people can go splash, because the diving board is free earlier.
This week integers gained introspection methods that makes a select a tad easier to read. They are the gangbuster team of negative? and positive?. And hopefully the polarity shockwaves will rock the Ruby world too.
The option to generate API only Rails apps is almost done. But there's still a chance to help out by reviewing it. Give it a shot of love!
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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