This week in Rails
Mar 24 2018
Rails 5.2.0.RC2, AWS authentication options and more
Hello fellow Rubyists, this is
bringing you the polished set of latest Rails news.
We do like to "polish" things here in Poland ;-)
Rails 5.2.0.RC2 released
Aiming for 5.2.0 final version to be released before the RailsConf in April. Help us test it, to have a solid and stable release.
This Week's Contributors
Big thanks to 16 people who contributed to Rails this week! If you'd like to join them, check out the list of
Allow full use of the AWS S3 SDK authentication options
It's now possible to use environment variables and IAM roles to authenticate to AWS in Active Storage.
Support mysql2 gem version 0.5
New version of mysql2 gem brings some bugfixes and features but also some backward incompatibilites. Check them out in
Memoize the result of calculating path to translation
Speeds up usage of
. Benchmark included in the comments.
Use ASCII-8BIT paths in ActionDispatch::Static
Fixes encoding incompatibilites between Rack and Rails middlewares.
Remove support for Qu gem from Active Job
Qu gem wasn't compatible since Rails 5.1. Development was stopped in 2014 and maintainers have confirmed its demise.
There were many more changes to Rails' codebase, which you can check out
Until next week!
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