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

ruby together news

In October, Ruby Together was supported by 35 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk. 12 companies joined as new members.

On top of those companies, 12 new developers signed up as members, including Mooktakim Ahmed, Valentino Stoll, Andrew Newell, Tim Tilberg, and Noah Stern. In total, we were supported by 121 developer members. Thanks to all of our members for making everything that we do possible. <3

rubygems & bundler news

In October, we released new versions of RubyGems: 3.2.29, 3.2.30 and Bundler: 2.2.29, 2.2.30.

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

  • made gem install noticeably faster on Windows - #4960.
  • made bundle install automatically reinstall deleted gems even when the lockfile is up to date - #4974.
  • fixed an issue where lockfile checks were making Bundler crash - #4941.
  • improved some errors when bundle install crashes due to permission issues, and also when gem tasks fail to run gem commands under the hood - #4965.
  • added a couple of load improvements, like using require_relative in more places - #4978, and avoiding activating the digest gem from RubyGems - #4979.

This month, RubyGems gained 133 new commits, contributed by 16 authors. There were 27,317 additions and 82,207 deletions across 2,572 files.

rubygems.org news

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

  • updated and released MFA requirement opt-in - #2242.
  • wrote a guide for MFA requirement opt-in feature - #297.
  • debugged memory leaks after update to Ruby 3 was made, and reverted update - #2843.
  • fixed race condition between version file update and version release - #2811.
  • fixed broken transitive dependencies page for non-ruby platform versions - #2816.
  • responded to pager calls for the database being overloaded by bot traffic and updated UI rate limit - #2835.

In October, RubyGems.org gained 49 new commits, contributed by 7 authors. There were 873 additions and 120 deletions across 61 files.

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

budget & expenses

In October, we saw $7,549.37 in total income, and spent a total of $13,973.67.

  • Stripe Payment Processing Fees $275.98
  • Employee Related $696.16
  • General & Administrative $172.31
  • IT & Software $2,166.71
  • 71.1 Hours of development work at $150/hr $10,662.51

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