Supporting the Ruby Community Since 2001

October 2020 Monthly Update

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

ruby together news

In October, Ruby Together was supported by 43 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk and Sapphire member Stripe. 5 companies joined as new members.

On top of those companies, 5 new developers signed up as members, including Aleksandar Krastev, Exequiel Rozas, and Joel Hawksley. In total, we were supported by 104 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

rubygems news

In October we released Bundler version 2.2.0.rc.2 and RubyGems version 3.2.0.rc.2.

In addition to shipping those releases, we also:

As always, we continue responding to RubyGems & Bundler issues and PRs, doing issue triage on both old and new issues, and reducing the number of open tickets.

This month, RubyGems gained 143 new commits, contributed by 11 authors. There were 2,889 additions and 1,705 deletions across 889 files. news

This month we implemented a bulk update to RubyGem downloads count to reduce the processing time for FastlyLogProcessor by about 20 seconds. We studied an old HackerOne Report and proposed a solution for it that will get implemented into

We also made the following changes and improvements:

Finally, we deployed an option to review changes thanks to @mensfeld; users can now compare differences between releases.

In total, gained 46 new commits, contributed by 8 authors. There were 694 additions and 442 deletions across 63 files.

gemstash news

This month we made a couple of improvements to the Gemstash project documentation: we added documentation about Gemstash and documentation recommending Gemstash instead of gem server (due to the fact that we plan to deprecate gem server).

budget & expenses

In October, we saw $13,962.51 in total income, and spent a total of $11,479.85.

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

November 24, 2020

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