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 35 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk. One company joined as a new member.

On top of that, one new developer, Ye Lin Aung, signed up as a member. In total, we were supported by 122 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

RubyGems News

This month in RubyGems, we released new versions for RubyGems 3.3.5, 3.3.6 and Bundler 2.3.5, 2.3.6.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the improvements included in the above releases (see changelogs for more details):

  • merged tentative support for --enable-load-relative Ruby configuration flag in our bin stubs to fix some gem install issues on Windows - #2929.
  • published a blog post about Bundler Version Switching and released documentation for Bundler 2.3 on bundler.io.
  • fixed regression with old marshaled specs having null required_rubygems_version - #5291.

In January, Rubygems gained 113 new commits, contributed by 14 authors. There were 1,623 additions and 864 deletions across 139 files.

RubyGems.org News

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

In January, Rubygems.org gained 48 new commits, contributed by 5 authors. There were 443 additions and 121 deletions across 37 files.

total spent

In January we completed 31.4 hours of development work @$150/hour, and spent $4,713.00.

Now that we’ve joined Ruby Central, we don’t have dedicated income or overheads to report. We’ll keep reporting on the open source development work we’ve funded, and continue to keep you all updated as Ruby Central builds out a bigger, better membership program for all of you.

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