Hello! Welcome to the monthly update. During April, our work was supported by Zendesk, DigitalOcean, Stitch Fix, and many others.

ruby together news

In April, Ruby Together was supported by 37 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk. 1 company joined as a new member.

On top of that, 1 new developer, Jens Krämer, signed up as a member. In total, we were supported by 137 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

RubyGems News

In April, we released new versions of RubyGems 3.3.11, 3.3.12 and Bundler 2.3.11, 2.3.12.

The main highlight of this month’s update is that RubyGems now has experimental built-in support for Rust extensions, thanks to the work done on #5175.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of other improvements included in the above releases (see the changelog for further information):

  • added modern versions of Ruby as valid platform values in Gemfile DSL Spec file - #5469.
  • stopped considering RUBY_PATCHLEVEL for resolution - #5472.
  • enabled multi-factor authentication on specific keys during gem signin - #5305.

This month, RubyGems gained 86 new commits, contributed by 13 authors. There were 977 additions and 599 deletions across 64 files.

RubyGems.org News

This month, RubyGems.org saw several bug fixes and updates, some of which include the following:

  • replaced instances of blacklist with blocklist, and whitelist with allowlist - #3033.
  • updated ERD diagram to reflect the current database structure - #3032.
  • updated  elasticsearch-rails gems - #3028.
  • migrated from using kubernetes-deploy to krane - #3018.
  • added a validation step prior to updating unconfirmed emails - #3009.

In April, RubyGems.org gained 88 new commits, contributed by 12 authors. There were 1,266 additions and 733 deletions across 79 files.

total spent

In April we completed 48.5 hours of development work @$150/hour, and spent $7,275.00.

Until next time,
Irene, André, and the Ruby Together team