This week in Rails
Aug 19 2017
Better docs, better performance, better Rails!
Hello everyone! This is
with a recap of the main commits that made it into rails/rails this week. If you too want to contribute to Rails,
this outstanding Active Record issue
is a great place to start.
Temporarily point to a fork of SDoc
A work in progress to improve the documentation of Rails with a nicer theme, better SEO and faster generation time. Can you spot the difference between
the future version
Minor tweaks in Active Storage documentation
Two weeks ago,
Active Storage made it into rails/rails
. This week its documentation has been improved to make it ready to ship with Rails 5.2.
Faster and more readable implementation of Hash#deep_merge
If you want to learn how to use benchmarks to prove that a commit can improve the performance of Rails, this is a great example.
Eager-load controller actions to reduce response time of the first request
The list of available actions for a controller is now eagerly loaded to reduce response time of the first request and the memory footprint when running on forking server like Unicorn.
Load Parameters configurations on :action_controller only once
This PR fixes a
introduced in 5.1.3 by which UnpermittedParameters were not raised as expected.
Check :scope input in Uniqueness validator
Without this patch, calling something like
validates_uniqueness_of :code, scope: [archived: false]
with a trace into AR internals.
Add `binary` helper method to fixtures
You can now more easily use binary data as fixtures.
Add `--skip-yarn` option to the plugin generator
Don't include yarn in your engines if you don't need it.
Allow `serialize` with a custom coder on `json` and `array` columns
Better control on how to store your data.
Bump `thor` and `blade`
Thor 0.20 has
you might want to look at.
That's all for this week! Feel free to check the full
list of commits
if you are interested. Until next week!
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