October 2005 Archives

New Ruby Web Magazine Goes Live

The newest on-line resource for serious Ruby information has gone live. Ruby Code & Style, an on-line magazine from Artima, has just published issue #1. Check out the names on the advisory board. It’s a Who’s Who of everybody who’s anybody in the Ruby world. The premiere issue has three outstanding articles: First up, Jack Herrington, author of Code Generation in Action (Manning, 2002) and Podcasting Hacks (O’Reilly, 2005), has written Modular Architectures with Ruby Next, Austin Ziegler gives us Creating Printable Documents with Ruby And there’s a reprint of Ara Howard’s article, Linux Clustering with Ruby Queue: Small is Beautiful, which first appeared in Linux Journal but deserves repeat attention A big thanks to the advisory board, and especial to Bill Venners for starting this whole thing.

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EuRuKo 2005

EuRuKo 2005, the European Ruby Conference, will be in Munich, Germany, October 15 and 16, 2005. If you have any means whatsoever to attend, go. It is still fairly small, and the intimate feeling of the conference is something special. You can see the current agenda here, but last year there were assorted spontaneous talks and discussions as well and it will likely be the same this year.

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Ruby vulnerability in the safe level settings

The Ruby versions listed below have a vulnerability that allows an arbitrary code to run bypassing the safe level check.

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