Supporting the Ruby Community Since 2001

January 2021 Monthly Update

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

ruby together news

In January, Ruby Together was supported by 40 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk and Sapphire member Stripe. 6 companies joined as new members.

On top of those companies, 6 new developers signed up as members, including Abdullah Esmail, Marco Roth, Shaun McCormick, and Chance Feick. In total, we were supported by 106 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

rubygems & bundler news

In January, we released new versions of Bundler v2.2.5, v2.2.6, v2.2.7, and v2.2.8, and corresponding versions of RubyGems v3.2.5, v3.2.6, v3.2.7, and v3.2.8. The main improvements in these releases are resolver correctness and better performance. Learn more about specific changes made from the changelogs: Bundler Changelog and RubyGems Changelog. We’re refining our RFC for Bundler Version Locking -#29 and plan to move on to the implementation soon.

As usual, we’re routinely triaging new issues and reviewing pull requests from contributors.

This month, RubyGems gained 172 new commits, contributed by 12 authors. There were 53,323 additions and 1,646 deletions across 2,565 files. news

This month on, we reduced delay in update of versions endpoint after gem push from the worst-case of 3,660 seconds to 60 seconds - #2612, #2614, #2616.

In addition to that, we made the following improvements and fixes:

As always, we continue to fix bugs, review and merge PR’s and reply to support tickets.

In January, gained 89 new commits, contributed by 8 authors. There were 651 additions and 377 deletions across 70 files.

budget & expenses

In January, we saw $8,744.92 in total income, and spent a total of $5,809.74.

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

February 17, 2021

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