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

ruby central news

In October, Ruby Central's open source work was supported by 33 different companies, including Ruby member Zendesk and Ruby Shield sponsor Shopify. 3 companies joined as new members.

On top of those companies, 3 new developers signed up as members, including Chris Roos and Chris Lowis. In total, we were supported by 123 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 of RubyGems 3.3.23, 3.3.24 and Bundler 2.3.23, 2.3.24.

The following improvements and fixes are also included in these releases (see the changelog for more information):

  • added a small development environment that was contributed to make a rubocop script for use while developing Bundler - #5979.
  • improved resolution performance and correctness by adding resolver spec groups for Ruby platform only when necessary. This is in preparation for the upcoming migration to Pub Grub - #5698.
  • added SHA256 in test certificates - #5982.
  • made an update to allow JRuby to pass keywords to Kernel#warn - #6002.
  • unified source code and documentation to always use HTTPS under the hood with dealing with GitHub sources. - #5993 and #6026.
  • fixed several issues with Gem::Platform handling in musl platforms (#5915), in arm platforms with eabi modifiers (#5957), and to properly deal with string parameters when comparing (#5939).
  • improved handling of permanent redirect responses when pushing gems - #5931.
  • fixed an obscure issue affecting file extraction of some specific .gem packages - #5906.
  • migrated the GitLab CI template generated by bundle gem to be the one now recommended by GitLab.

In October, RubyGems gained 74 new commits, contributed by 11 authors. There were 1,594 additions and 833 deletions across 125 files.

RubyGems.org news

There was minor maintenance work on RubyGems.org this month which included triaging issues, reviewing pull requests, and updating dependencies. We also began a deferred upgrade to the latest version of Terraform, and getting onto the latest versions for all the services managed by Terraform.

In October, RubyGems gained 30 new commits, contributed by 3 authors. There were 22 additions and 22 deletions across 1 file.

As always, we continue to fix bugs, review and merge PRs and reply to support tickets.

total spent

In October we completed 71 hours of development work @$150/hour, and spent $10,636.50.

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