This week in Rails
Dec 16 2017
This Week in Rails: New security headers and many improvements
Hello everyone! This is
bringing you the latest news from the Rails world.
This Week's Contributors
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New security headers added
are now in the default header list.
Fix an edge case in rails db:create
Previously, when the schema cache was present and the database was not created yet,
would get a connection failure.
StreamingTemplateRenderer failed to forward I18n.locale
This commit fixes an issue when you use `render stream: true` and your current locale is not forwarded to the renderer.
Quote colum_names when building select
This PR makes sure the column names are quoted to avoid SQL syntax errors when there is a from clause used, and there are ignored columns set.
Cleanup variants in Active Storage
Active Storage will now destroy variants together with main blob when it's deleted.
Custom server in system tests
With this PR, Rails won't override your custom capybara server configuration, so for example you can use Unicorn instead of Puma .
Provide instant feedback when booting
From now on when you call `rails s` or `rails console` there is an instant feedback in the console to show Rails is booting.
Optimizing information_schema query for foreign_keys
By using CONSTRAINT_SCHEMA key for information_schema.referential_constraints there are performance improvements for Active Record.
Initial support for running Rails on FIPS-certified systems
This PR enables to set the hash function used by Rails from MD5 to FIPS supported ones by changing the `active_support.use_fips_approved_hash_function` configuration.
Log the original call site for an Active Record query
This change allows you to enable the logging of what line of application code is triggering SQL queries.
That's it for this week, as always, we couldn't cover all of the changes, but feel free to check the
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. Until next week!
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