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August 2023 Monthly Update

Hello! Welcome to the monthly update. During August, Ruby Central's open source work was supported by 35 different companies, including Fastly, Ruby member Zendesk and Ruby Shield sponsor Shopify.

In total, we were supported by 189 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

Ruby Central News

RubyConf San Diego (Nov 13-15, 2023)

RubyConf is the annual fall conference for Ruby enthusiasts to gather and enjoy talks about new projects, meet and network with other Ruby developers, and hear from the community's leading minds. Here are a few things you should know:

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New Funding Announcement

We are excited to announce our new funding partnership with the Sovereign Tech Fund.

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RubyGems News

This month in RubyGems, we released 3.4.18, 3.4.19 and Bundler 2.4.18, 2.4.19.

In RubyGems, we improved performance when updating RubyGems in #6864. We added a poller to fetch WebAuthn OTPs in #6774, added a file option to the Ruby method in the Gemfile in #6876, and removed some side effects when unmarshalling old Gem::Specifications in #6825.

Some other improvements that landed into our repo this month but that are not included in the above releases are:

In August, RubyGems gained 106 new commits contributed by 17 authors. There were 1,006 additions and 268 deletions across 97 files. News

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

In August, RubyGems gained 83 new commits contributed by 15 authors. There were 6,625 additions and 1,967 deletions across 224 files.

Total spent

In June we completed 418 hours of development work and spent $62,707.40.

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.

Contributors to RubyGems:

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September 28, 2023

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