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April 2023 Monthly Update

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

Ruby Central News

In April, Ruby Central's open source work was supported by 35 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk and Ruby Shield sponsor Shopify.

In total, we were supported by 162 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

RubyGems News

This month in RubyGems, we released RubyGems 3.4.11, 3.4.12 and Bundler 2.4.11, 2.4.12.

The following improvements and fixes are included in these releases (see the changelog for more information):

In April, RubyGems gained 128 new commits contributed by 12 authors. There were 2,125 additions and 1,244 deletions across 175 files. News

Dependency API Updates:

Based on additional feedback from community members, we have pushed back the removal by two weeks and added an exception until August 8 for Java users. New brownout dates are May 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, and the removal date is moved from May 10 to May 24.

This month, saw several bug fixes and updates, some of which include:

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In addition to features and bugfixes, the entire team was hard at work behind the scenes, maintaining and improving the infrastructure that the Rails app runs within:

Finally, on top of all of that work, the on-call team also handled several incidents of elevated error rates and instability during and after the Dependency API brownout dates. While some users saw transient or occasional errors at various times, we were able to successfully resolve the issues each time without any outages.

In April, gained 162 new commits, contributed by 15 authors. There were 4,754 additions and 1,317 deletions across 164 files.

Total Spent

In April we completed 323 hours of development work @$150/hour, and spent $48,404.

Thank you

Thank you to all the contributors of RubyGems and for this month! Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and we are grateful for your support.

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