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This Week in Rails: jQuery no longer part of Rails, and more

Hello everyone!

Prathamesh and Greg here, bringing you all the latest from This Week in Rails…..Which is actually “Past 2 weeks in Rails” because we missed to send last week’s issue due to illness. But we are back now, so let’s see what happened in the Rails world since the last issue.

Featured

This week’s Rails contributors

The past 2 weeks 38 awesome people contributed to Rails. Want to be part of the show? Head to the issues list and make a contribution!

jQuery is no longer a dependency of Rails

The Rails javascript helpers has been rewritten in a new gem called rails-ujs and they use vanilla javascript, so jQuery is not a dependency of Rails anymore.

Rails 5.0.1.rc1 has been released!

The first release candidate for 5.0.1 has been released and if no issues found, the final will be release on the 6th of December.

Improved

form_with helper to unify form_tag and form_for

The form_for and form_tag helpers serve


 

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