2010 Archives

Ruby 1.9.2-p136 is released

Ruby 1.9.2-p136 has been released. This is the second release of Ruby 1.9.2. It fixes many bugs found in 1.9.2-p0. See ChangeLog for more detail.

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Ruby 1.8.7-p330 released

Here you are an annual release of 1.8.7 updates.

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Fukuoka Ruby Award 2011 Competition - Grand Prize, $12,000!

Even though it’s last minute, if you are Ruby Rock Star, you have a chance to win a 1,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately 12,000 U.S. dollars!). The Government of Fukuoka Japan (the Fukuoka Ruby Business Hub Promotion Committee) is hosting the Fukuoka Ruby Award 2011 Competition. Not only the big prize, but also the inventor and creator of Ruby, Matz will be testing and reviewing your source code thoroughly. So it’s very meaningful to apply. The official deadline is November 15th, but they will accept the late entries from the U.S. specially up until the end of this month(11/30). There aren’t many applicants at this point (less than 10). Which means you have a very high chance to win the prize! So, hurry up! It’s Free to enter! Please see this page for more details.

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See Matz in San Francisco or Silicon Valley

Matz is visiting San Francisco and Silicon Vally on October 7th and 11th. He will be talking about new opportunities for Ruby such as embedded applications, cloud computing, and super computing. Keynote Speech is “Ruby 2.0 What we want to accomplish in the near future.” Not only Matz but some cool startups from Fukuoka, Japan will give a demo on some of their latest developments using Ruby. For more info, please go to http://investfk.com/.

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Ruby 1.9.2 is released

Ruby 1.9.2 is released. This is the latest stable version of 1.9 series.

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XSS in WEBrick (CVE-2010-0541)

A possible security vulnerability on WEBrick. The vulnerability has been reported as CVE-2010-0541.

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Ruby 1.9.1-p430 is released

Ruby 1.9.1-p430 has been released. This is a security fix for CVE-2010-0541. See the vulnerability report for more details.

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Ruby 1.8.7-p302 is released

Ruby 1.8.7-p302 has been released([ruby-talk:367769]). This is a security fix for CVE-2010-0541. See the vulnerability report for more details.

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Ruby 1.9.2 RC2 is released

Ruby 1.9.2 RC2 has just been released. This is the second release candidate of Ruby 1.9.2.

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Ruby 1.9.2 RC1 is released

Ruby 1.9.2 RC has just been released. This is a release candidate of Ruby 1.9.2.

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Ruby 1.9.1-p429 is released

Ruby 1.9.1-p429 has just been released. This is a patchlevel release for Ruby 1.9.1. This fixes many bugs and includes the fix for a security vulnerability that allows an attacker to execute an arbitrary code.

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Ruby 1.8.7-p299 released

Hello all. It's time for a new release of 1.8.7.

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Ruby Summer of Code 2010

Continuing in Google’s great tradition of encouraging student open source development, Ruby Central, Engine Yard, and the Rails core team are teaming up to present the first annual Ruby Summer of Code.

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Red Dirt RubyConf 2010

Registration is now open for the Red Dirt RubyConf. Our "early bird" special ends in ten days, so sign-up now for the best prices.

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RubyNation 2010

RubyNation, Washington D.C.’s Ruby Community Conference, will be held April 9 and 10, 2010, in Reston, VA, USA.

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WEBrick has an Escape Sequence Injection vulnerability

A vulnerability was found on WEBrick, a part of Ruby's standard library. WEBrick lets attackers to inject malicious escape sequences to its logs, making it possible for dangerous control characters to be executed on a victim's terminal emulator.

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