This week in Rails
Nov 13 2020
Enhanced strict loading, multiple databases and more!
from this side with a summary of the latest changes that will be available in the upcoming Rails 6.1.
Rails 6.1 RC1 released
Release candidate of Rails 6.1 is ready for testing.
Enhance strict loading to log violations
This change allows for an application to optionally log instead of raise when using
Add connected_to_many for multiple databases
This would come in especially handy for deeper nesting past 2 databases when declaring connections.
Add request exclusion to host authorization
Host authorization checks can be skipped for specific requests. This allows for health check requests to be permitted for requests with missing or non-matching host headers.
Add server Railtie block
Allow the application or a railtie to load code after the server start (similar to
contributed to Rails since last time. Check out
the detailed list of all changes
. Until next week!
Active record improvements and much more
Performance and parallel testing improvements and more!
Rails 6.1.4 and plenty of developer UX goodies
Perform destroy_all in batches and a lot more features
Support preloads on instance dependent associations and more!
Rails 6.0.4, Lots of Active Storage goodies, and many Quality-of-Life improvements!
Active Storage audio improvements and more
Bugfixes, improvements and more!
Active Record Encrytion, several performance optimizations, and much MORE!
Defaults to "main" branch name, new webpacker guide and improved strict loading