Upgrade to Ruby 2.6 on Linux

February 26, 2019


To be ready for Rails 6 upgrade we needed to install Ruby 2.5 or above, so we went for ruby 2.6.1 Up till now we had been running Rails 5.2.2 on Ruby 2.4.1. So here are the steps we took:- 1) update ruby version in /.ruby-version file 2) Intall Ruby 2.6 $ sudo apt-get update $ rvm get stable --autolibs=enable gpg: Signature made Sun 30 Dec 2018 10:44:46 GMT using RSA key ID 39499BDB gpg: Can't check signature: No public key Warning, RVM 1. ... Read more

Moving Rails development from Windows to Linux

February 23, 2015


Recently we embarked on a new feature requiring a gem that is not compatible with Windows. To re-quote a quote from https://meta.discourse.org/t/bundle-install-fails-on-windows/6494 : “The reality is that Ruby, as used by most Rails apps is full of unixism, performance of Ruby MRI (the default Ruby) on Windows is abysmal, Rails load times are hellish, sooner or later (more likely sooner) you are going to hit gems that simply do not work properly on Windows. ... Read more

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