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## Rails 3.0.16 (unreleased)
* No changes.
## Rails 3.0.14 (Jun 12, 2012)
* No changes.
* Rails 3.0.13 (May 31, 2012)
* Stop SafeBuffer#clone_empty from issuing warnings
* Rails 3.0.10 (August 16, 2011)
* Delayed backtrace scrubbing in `load_missing_constant` until we actually
raise the exception
*Rails 3.0.9 (June 16, 2011)*
*No changes.
*Rails 3.0.8 (June 7, 2011)*
* No changes.
*Rails 3.0.7 (April 18, 2011)*
* Hash.from_xml no longer loses attributes on tags containing only whitespace [André Arko]
*Rails 3.0.6 (April 5, 2011)
* No changes.
*Rails 3.0.5 (February 26, 2011)*
* No changes.
*Rails 3.0.4 (February 8, 2011)*
* No changes.
*Rails 3.0.3 (November 16, 2010)*
* No changes.
*Rails 3.0.2 (November 15, 2010)*
* Added before_remove_const callback to ActiveSupport::Dependencies.remove_unloadable_constants! [Andrew White]
*Rails 3.0.1 (October 15, 2010)*
* No changes.
*Rails 3.0.0 (August 29, 2010)*
* Implemented String#strip_heredoc. [fxn]
* Pluggable cache stores: setting config.cache_store = "custom_store" will require 'active_support/cache/custom_store' and look for the CustomStore constant. #5486 [Mike Perham]
* Removed Object#returning, Object#tap should be used instead. [Santiago Pastorino]
* Deprecation behavior is no longer hardcoded to the name of the environment.
Instead, it is set via config.active_support.deprecation and can be one
of :log, :stderr or :notify. :notify is a new style that sends the warning
via ActiveSupport::Notifications, and is the new default for production
[Yehuda Katz]
* Renamed ActiveSupport::Dependecies.load_(once_)paths to autoload_(once_)paths. [fxn]
* Added ActiveSupport::FileUpdateChecker to execute a block only if a set of files changed, used by Router and I18n locale files. [José Valim]
* Added ActiveSupport::DescendantsTracker to track descendants with support to constants reloading. [José Valim]
* ActiveSupport::OrderedHash#merge and #merge! accept a block. #4838 [Paul Mucur, fxn]
* Date#since, #ago, #beginning_of_day, #end_of_day, and #xmlschema honor now the user time zone if set. [Geoff Buesing]
* Extracted String#truncate from TextHelper#truncate [DHH]
* Ruby 1.9: support UTF-8 case folding. #4595 [Norman Clarke]
* Removes Array#rand and backports Array#sample from Ruby 1.9, thanks to Marc-Andre Lafortune. [fxn]
* Ruby 1.9: Renames last_(month|year) to prev_(month|year) in Date and Time. [fxn]
* Aliases Date#sunday to Date#end_of_week. [fxn]
* Backports Date#>> from 1.9 so that calculations do the right thing around the calendar reform. [fxn]
* Date#to_time handles properly years in the range 0..138. [fxn]
* Deprecate {{}} as interpolation syntax for I18n in favor of %{} [José Valim]
* Array#to_xml is more powerful and able to handle the same types as Hash#to_xml #4490 [Neeraj Singh]
* Harmonize the caching API and refactor the backends. #4452 [Brian Durand]
All caches:
* Add default options to initializer that will be sent to all read, write, fetch, exist?, increment, and decrement
* Add support for the :expires_in option to fetch and write for all caches. Cache entries are stored with the create timestamp and a ttl so that expiration can be handled independently of the implementation.
* Add support for a :namespace option. This can be used to set a global prefix for cache entries.
* Deprecate expand_cache_key on ActiveSupport::Cache and move it to ActionController::Caching and ActionDispatch::Http::Cache since the logic in the method used some Rails specific environment variables and was only used by ActionPack classes. Not very DRY but there didn't seem to be a good shared spot and ActiveSupport really shouldn't be Rails specific.
* Add support for :race_condition_ttl to fetch. This setting can prevent race conditions on fetch calls where several processes try to regenerate a recently expired entry at once.
* Add support for :compress option to fetch and write which will compress any data over a configurable threshold.
* Nil values can now be stored in the cache and are distinct from cache misses for fetch.
* Easier API to create new implementations. Just need to implement the methods read_entry, write_entry, and delete_entry instead of overwriting existing methods.
* Since all cache implementations support storing objects, update the docs to state that ActiveCache::Cache::Store implementations should store objects. Keys, however, must be strings since some implementations require that.
* Increase test coverage.
* Document methods which are provided as convenience but which may not be universally available.
* MemoryStore can now safely be used as the cache for single server sites.
* Make thread safe so that the default cache implementation used by Rails is thread safe. The overhead is minimal and it is still the fastest store available.
* Provide :size initialization option indicating the maximum size of the cache in memory (defaults to 32Mb).
* Add prune logic that removes the least recently used cache entries to keep the cache size from exceeding the max.
* Deprecated SynchronizedMemoryStore since it isn't needed anymore.
* Escape key values so they will work as file names on all file systems, be consistent, and case sensitive
* Use a hash algorithm to segment the cache into sub directories so that a large cache doesn't exceed file system limits.
* FileStore can be slow so implement the LocalCache strategy to cache reads for the duration of a request.
* Add cleanup method to keep the disk from filling up with expired entries.
* Fix increment and decrement to use file system locks so they are consistent between processes.
* Support all keys. Previously keys with spaces in them would fail
* Deprecate CompressedMemCacheStore since it isn't needed anymore (use :compress => true)
* JSON: encode objects that don't have a native JSON representation using to_hash, if available, instead of instance_values (the old fallback) or to_s (other encoders' default). Encode BigDecimal and Regexp encode as strings to conform with other encoders. Try to transcode non-UTF-8 strings. [Jeremy Kemper]
* HashWithIndifferentAccess: remove inherited symbolize_keys! since its keys are always strings. [Santiago Pastorino]
* Improve transliteration quality. #4374 [Norman Clarke]
* Speed up and add Ruby 1.9 support for ActiveSupport::Multibyte::Chars#tidy_bytes. #4350 [Norman Clarke]
* Reduced load time by deferring configuration of classes using
ActiveSupport::on_load(:component_name) [YK]
* Rename #metaclass to #singleton_class now that ruby-core has decided [JK]
* New assertions assert_blank and assert_present. #4299 [Juanjo Bazan]
* Use Object#singleton_class instead of #metaclass. Prefer Ruby's choice. [Jeremy Kemper]
* JSON backend for YAJL. Preferred if available. #2666 [Brian Lopez]
* Introduce class_attribute to declare inheritable class attributes. Writing an attribute on a subclass behaves just like overriding the superclass reader method. Unifies and replaces most usage of cattr_accessor, class_inheritable_attribute, superclass_delegating_attribute, and extlib_inheritable_attribute. [Jeremy Kemper, Yehuda Katz]
* Time#- with a DateTime argument behaves the same as with a Time argument, i.e. returns the difference between self and arg as a Float #3476 [Geoff Buesing]
* YAML serialization for OrderedHash. #3608 [Gregor Schmidt]
* Update bundled TZInfo to v0.3.16 [Geoff Buesing]
* Georgetown TimeZone is now mapped to "America/Guyana" instead of "America/Argentina/San_Juan" #1821 [Geoff Buesing, Reuben Sivan]
* Changed the default ActiveSupport.use_standard_json_time_format from false to true and
ActiveSupport.escape_html_entities_in_json from true to false to match previously announced Rails 3 defaults [DHH]
* Added Object#presence that returns the object if it's #present? otherwise returns nil [DHH/Colin Kelley]
* Add Enumerable#exclude? to bring parity to Enumerable#include? and avoid if !x.include?/else calls [DHH]
* Update Edinburgh TimeZone to use "Europe/London" instead of "Europe/Dublin" #3310 [Phil Ross]
* Update bundled TZInfo to v0.3.15 [Geoff Buesing]
* JSON: +Object#to_json+ calls +as_json+ to coerce itself into something natively encodable like +Hash+, +Integer+, or +String+. Override +as_json+ instead of +to_json+ so you're JSON library agnostic. [Jeremy Kemper]
* String #to_time and #to_datetime: handle fractional seconds #864 [Jason Frey]
* Update bundled TZInfo to v0.3.13 [Geoff Buesing]
* Allow MemCacheStore to be initialized with a MemCache-like object instead of addresses and options [Bryan Helmkamp]
* Change spelling of Kyev timezone to Kyiv #2613 [Alexander Dymo]
* Add ActiveSupport.parse_json_times to disable time parsing in JSON backends that don't support it or don't need it. [rick]
* Add pluggable JSON backends with support for the JSON gem. [rick]
Example: ActiveSupport::JSON.backend = "JSONGem"
All internal Rails JSON encoding is now handled by ActiveSupport::JSON.encode(). Use of #to_json is not recommended, as it may clash with other libraries that overwrite it. However, you can recover Rails specific functionality
if you really want to use #to_json.
gem 'json'
ActiveSupport::JSON.backend = "JSONGem"
class ActiveRecord::Base
alias to_json rails_to_json
* require 'active_support' no longer orders the whole menu of core extensions. Ask for just what you need: e.g. require 'active_support/core/time' to use timezones, durations, and stdlib date/time extensions. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Removed rarely-used DRb cache store. [Jeremy Kemper]
* returns 'Time', to further thwart type checking [Geoff Buesing]
* Time.local instances: Adding 24.hours across the DST boundary adds 24 hours instead of one day #2066 [Michael Curtis]
*2.3.2 [Final] (March 15, 2009)*
* XmlMini supports LibXML and Nokogiri backends. #2084, #2190 [Bart ten Brinke, Aaron Patterson]
Example: XmlMini.backend = 'Nokogiri'
* Vendorize i18n 0.1.3 gem (fixes issues with incompatible character encodings in Ruby 1.9) #2038 [Akira Matsuda]
* Update bundled memcache-client from to See [Mike Perham]
* Ruby 1.9.1p0 fix: URI.unescape can decode multibyte chars. #2033 [MOROHASHI Kyosuke]
* Time#to_s(:rfc822) uses #formatted_offset instead of unreliable and non-standard %z directive #1899 [Zachary Zolton]
* Make TimeWithZone#to_formatted_s an alias to TimeWithZone#to_s #1796 [Levin Alexander]
* Introduce Array.wrap(foo) to wrap the argument in an array unless it's already an array. Wraps nil as an empty array. Use instead of Array(foo) and foo.to_a since they treat String as Enumerable. [Jeremy Kemper]
* TimeWithZone#xmlschema accepts optional fraction_digits argument [#1725 state:resolved] [Nicholas Dainty]
* Object#tap shim for Ruby < 1.8.7. Similar to Object#returning, tap yields self then returns self. [Jeremy Kemper] { ... }.tap(&:inspect).map { ... }
* TimeWithZone#- gives correct result with wrapped DateTime, and with DateTime argument [Geoff Buesing]
* Updated i18n gem to version 0.1.1 #1635 [Yaroslav Markin]
* Add :allow_nil option to delegate. #1127 [Sergio Gil]
* Add convenience method to benchmark realtime in milliseconds. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Updated included memcache-client to the version which includes fixes from fiveruns and 37signals to deal with failover and timeouts #1535 [Joshua Sierles]
* Multibyte: add multibyte-safe Chars#ord rather than falling back to String#ord. #1483 [Jason Cheow]
* I18n support for Array#to_sentence. Introduces support.array.words_connector, .two_words_connector, and .last_word_connector translation keys. #1397 [Akira Matsuda]
* Added ActiveSupport::OrderedHash#each_key and ActiveSupport::OrderedHash#each_value #1410 [Christoffer Sawicki]
* Added ActiveSupport::MessageVerifier and MessageEncryptor to aid users who need to store signed and/or encrypted messages. [Michael Koziarski]
* Added ActiveSupport::BacktraceCleaner to cut down on backtrace noise according to filters and silencers [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added Object#try. ( Taken from ) [Chris Wanstrath]
* Added Enumerable#none? to check that none of the elements match the block #1408 [Damian Janowski]
* TimeZone offset tests: use current_period, to ensure TimeZone#utc_offset is up-to-date [Geoff Buesing]
* Update bundled TZInfo to 0.3.12 [Geoff Buesing]
* Added lambda merging to OptionMerger (especially useful with named_scope and with_options) #726 [Paweł Kondzior]
*2.2.1 [RC2] (November 14th, 2008)*
* Increment the version of our altered memcache-client to prevent confusion caused when the 1.5.0 gem is installed.
* Fixed the option merging in Array#to_xml #1126 [Rudolf Gavlas]
* Make I18n::Backend::Simple reload its translations in development mode [David Heinemeier Hansson/Sven Fuchs]
*2.2.0 [RC1] (October 24th, 2008)*
* TimeWithZone#freeze: preload instance variables so that we can actually freeze [Geoff Buesing]
* Fix Brasilia timezone #1180 [Marcus Derencius, Kane]
* Time#advance recognizes fractional days and weeks. Deprecate Durations of fractional months and years #970 [Tom Lea]
* Add ActiveSupport::Rescuable module abstracting ActionController::Base rescue_from features. [Norbert Crombach, Pratik Naik]
* Switch from String#chars to String#mb_chars for the unicode proxy. [Manfred Stienstra]
This helps with 1.8.7 compatibility and also improves performance for some operations by reducing indirection.
* TimeWithZone #wday, #yday and #to_date avoid trip through #method_missing [Geoff Buesing]
* Added Time, Date, DateTime and TimeWithZone #past?, #future? and #today? #720 [Clemens Kofler, Geoff Buesing]
* Fixed Sri Jayawardenepura time zone to map to Asia/Colombo [Jamis Buck]
* Added Inflector#parameterize for easy slug generation ("Donald E. Knuth".parameterize => "donald-e-knuth") #713 [Matt Darby]
* Changed cache benchmarking to be reported in milliseconds [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Fix Ruby's Time marshaling bug in pre-1.9 versions of Ruby: utc instances are now correctly unmarshaled with a utc zone instead of the system local zone [#900 state:resolved] [Luca Guidi, Geoff Buesing]
* Add Array#in_groups which splits or iterates over the array in specified number of groups. #579. [Adrian Mugnolo] Example:
a = (1..10).to_a
a.in_groups(3) # => [[1, 2, 3, 4], [5, 6, 7, nil], [8, 9, 10, nil]]
a.in_groups(3, false) # => [[1, 2, 3, 4], [5, 6, 7], [8, 9, 10]]
* Fix TimeWithZone unmarshaling: coerce unmarshaled Time instances to utc, because Ruby's marshaling of Time instances doesn't respect the zone [Geoff Buesing]
* Added Memoizable mixin for caching simple lazy loaded attributes [Josh Peek]
* Move the test related core_ext stuff out of core_ext so it's only loaded by the test helpers. [Michael Koziarski]
* Add Inflection rules for String#humanize. #535 [Dan Manges]
ActiveSupport::Inflector.inflections do |inflect|
inflect.human(/_cnt$/i, '\1_count')
'jargon_cnt'.humanize # => 'Jargon count'
* TimeWithZone: when crossing DST boundary, treat Durations of days, months or years as variable-length, and all other values as absolute length. A time + 24.hours will advance exactly 24 hours, but a time + will advance 23-25 hours, depending on the day. Ensure consistent behavior across all advancing methods [Geoff Buesing]
* Added TimeZone #=~, to support matching zones by regex in time_zone_select. #195 [Ernie Miller]
* Added Array#second through Array#fifth as aliases for Array#[1] through Array#[4] + Array#forty_two as alias for Array[41] [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added test/do declaration style testing to ActiveSupport::TestCase [DHH via Jay Fields]
* Added Object#present? which is equivalent to !Object#blank? [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added Enumberable#many? to encapsulate collection.size > 1 [David Heinemeier Hansson/Damian Janowski]
* Add more standard Hash methods to ActiveSupport::OrderedHash [Steve Purcell]
* Namespace Inflector, Dependencies, OrderedOptions, and TimeZone under ActiveSupport [Josh Peek]
* Added StringInquirer for doing things like"production").production? # => true and"production").development? # => false [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Fixed Date#end_of_quarter to not blow up on May 31st [#289 state:resolved] (Danger)
*2.1.0 (May 31st, 2008)*
* TimeZone#to_s shows offset as GMT instead of UTC, because GMT will be more familiar to end users (see time zone selects used by Windows OS, and Reverts [8370] [Geoff Buesing]
* Hash.from_xml: datetime xml types overflow to Ruby DateTime class when out of range of Time. Adding tests for utc offsets [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone #+ and #- : ensure overflow to DateTime with Numeric arg [Geoff Buesing]
* Time#to_json: don't convert to utc before encoding. References #175 [Geoff Buesing]
* Remove unused JSON::RESERVED_WORDS, JSON.valid_identifier? and JSON.reserved_word? methods. Resolves #164. [Cheah Chu Yeow]
* Adding Date.current, which returns if config.time_zone is set; otherwise returns [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone: date part getter methods (#year #mon #day etc) are defined on class; no longer relying on method_missing [Geoff Buesing]
* return nil for strings with no date information [Geoff Buesing]
* respects offset information in string. Resolves #105. [Scott Fleckenstein, Geoff Buesing]
* Added Ruby 1.8 implementation of Process.daemon
* Duration #since and #ago with no argument (e.g., 5.days.ago) return TimeWithZone when config.time_zone is set. Introducing Time.current, which returns if config.time_zone is set, otherwise just returns [Geoff Buesing]
* Time#since behaves correctly when passed a Duration. Closes #11527 [kemiller]
* Add #getutc alias for DateTime#utc [Geoff Buesing]
* Refactor TimeWithZone: don't send #since, #ago, #+, #-, #advance through method_missing [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone respects config.active_support.use_standard_json_time_format [Geoff Buesing]
* Add config.active_support.escape_html_entities_in_json to allow disabling of html entity escaping. [Rick Olson]
* Improve documentation. [Xavier Noria]
* Modified ActiveSupport::Callbacks::Callback#call to accept multiple arguments.
* Time #yesterday and #tomorrow behave correctly crossing DST boundary. Closes #7399 [sblackstone]
* TimeWithZone: Adding tests for dst and leap day edge cases when advancing time [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone#method_missing: send to utc to advance with dst correctness, otherwise send to time. Adding tests for time calculations methods [Geoff Buesing]
* Add config.active_support.use_standard_json_time_format setting so that Times and Dates export to ISO 8601 dates. [Rick Olson]
* TZInfo: Removing unneeded TimezoneProxy class [Geoff Buesing]
* TZInfo: Removing unneeded TimezoneIndexDefinition, since we're not including Indexes::Timezones [Geoff Buesing]
* Removing unnecessary uses_tzinfo helper from tests, given that TZInfo is now bundled [Geoff Buesing]
* Bundling abbreviated version of TZInfo gem 0.3.8: only the classes and zone definitions required to support Rails time zone features are included. If a recent version of the full TZInfo gem is installed, this will take precedence over the bundled version [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone#marshal_load does zone lookup via Time.get_zone, so that tzinfo/Olson identifiers are handled [Geoff Buesing]
* accepts TZInfo::Timezone instances and Olson identifiers; wraps result in TimeZone instance [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone time conversions don't need to be wrapped in TimeOrDateTime, because TZInfo does this internally [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone#usec returns 0 instead of error when DateTime is wrapped [Geoff Buesing]
* Improve documentation. [Ryan Bigg, Jan De Poorter, Cheah Chu Yeow, Xavier Shay, Jack Danger Canty, Emilio Tagua, Xavier Noria, Sunny Ripert]
* Ensure that TimeWithZone#to_yaml works when passed a YAML::Emitter. [Rick Olson]
* Ensure correct TimeWithZone#to_date [Geoff Buesing]
* Make TimeWithZone work with tzinfo 0.2.x: use TZInfo::Timezone#zone_identifier alias for #abbreviation, silence warnings on tests. Raise LoadError when TZInfo version is < 0.2 by sniffing for TZInfo::TimeOrDateTime constant. Move all tzinfo-dependent TimeZone tests into uses_tzinfo block [Geoff Buesing]
* Time, DateTime and TimeWithZone #in_time_zone defaults to Removing now unneeded #in_current_time_zone [Geoff Buesing]
* TZInfo caches Timezone instances in its own internal hash cache, so TimeZone::MAPPING doesn't need to cache them as well [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding TimeZone#parse [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding TimeZone#at and DateTime#to_f [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone responds to Ruby 1.9 weekday-named query methods [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone caches TZInfo::TimezonePeriod used for time conversion so that it can be reused, and enforces DST rules correctly when instance is created from a local time [Geoff Buesing]
* Fixed that BufferedLogger should create its own directory if one doesn't already exist #11285 [lotswholetime]
* Fix Numeric time tests broken by DST change by anchoring them to fixed times instead of Anchor TimeZone#now DST test to time specified with instead of Time.local to work around platform differences with Time.local and DST representation [Geoff Buesing]
* Removing unneeded #change_time_zone method from Time, DateTime and TimeWithZone [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeZone #local and #now correctly enforce DST rules [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone instances correctly enforce DST rules. Adding TimeZone#period_for_utc [Geoff Buesing]
* test_time_with_datetime_fallback expects DateTime.local_offset instead of [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding TimeWithZone #marshal_dump and #marshal_load [Geoff Buesing]
* Add OrderedHash#to_hash [Josh Peek]
* Adding Time#end_of_day, _quarter, _week, and _year. #9312 [Juanjo Bazan, Tarmo Tänav, BigTitus]
* Adding TimeWithZone#between? [Geoff Buesing]
* Time.=== returns true for TimeWithZone instances [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone #+ and #- behave consistently with numeric arguments regardless of whether wrapped time is a Time or DateTime; consistenty answers false to #acts_like?(:date) [Geoff Buesing]
* Add String#squish and String#squish! to remove consecutive chunks of whitespace. #11123 [Jordi Bunster, Henrik N]
* Serialize BigDecimals as Floats when using to_yaml. #8746 [Ernesto Jimenez]
* Adding TimeWithZone #to_yaml, #to_datetime, #eql? and method aliases for duck-typing compatibility with Time [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeWithZone #in_time_zone returns +self+ if zone argument is the same as #time_zone [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding TimeWithZone #to_a, #to_f, #to_i, #httpdate, #rfc2822 [Geoff Buesing]
* Pruning unneeded TimeWithZone#change_time_zone_to_current [Geoff Buesing]
* Time#zone=, #in_time_zone and #change_time_zone accept a Duration [Geoff Buesing]
* Time#in_time_zone handles Time.local instances correctly [Geoff Buesing]
* Pruning unneeded Time#change_time_zone_to_current. Enhanced docs to #change_time_zone to explain the difference between this method and #in_time_zone [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeZone#new method renamed #local; when used with, constructor now reads: [Geoff Buesing]
* Added Base64.encode64s to encode values in base64 without the newlines. This makes the values immediately usable as URL parameters or memcache keys without further processing [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Remove :nodoc: entries around the ActiveSupport test/unit assertions. #10946 [dancroak, jamesh]
* Add Time.zone_default accessor for setting the default time zone. Rails::Configuration.time_zone sets this. #10982 [Geoff Buesing]
* cache.fetch(key, :force => true) to force a cache miss. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Support retrieving TimeZones with a Duration. TimeZone[-28800] == TimeZone[-480.minutes]. [Rick Olson]
* TimeWithZone#- added, so that #- can handle a Time or TimeWithZone argument correctly [Geoff Buesing]
* with_timezone test helper renamed with_env_tz, to distinguish between setting ENV['TZ'] and setting in tests [Geoff Buesing]
* Time#- coerces TimeWithZone argument to a Time instance so that difference in seconds can be calculated. Closes #10914 [Geoff Buesing, yyyc514]
* Adding UTC zone to TimeZone; TimeWithZone no longer has to fake UTC zone with nil [Geoff Buesing]
* Time.get_zone refactored to private method, given that the encapsulated logic is only useful internally [Geoff Buesing]
* uses thread-local variable for thread safety. Adding Time.use_zone, for overriding locally inside a block. Removing unneeded Time.zone_reset! [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeZone#to_s uses UTC rather than GMT; reapplying change that was undone in [8679]. #1689 [Cheah Chu Yeow]
* Time.days_in_month defaults to current year if no year is supplied as argument #10799 [Radar], uses Date.gregorian_leap? to determine leap year, and uses constant lookup to determine days in month [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding Time and DateTime #compare_with_coercion, which layers behavior on #<=> so that any combination of Time, DateTime and ActiveSupport::TimeWithZone instances can be chronologically compared [Geoff Buesing]
* TimeZone#now returns an ActiveSupport::TimeWithZone [Geoff Buesing]
* Time #in_current_time_zone and #change_time_zone_to_current return self when is nil [Geoff Buesing]
* Remove unneeded #to_datetime_default_s alias for DateTime#to_s, given that we inherit a #to_default_s from Date that does exactly the same thing [Geoff Buesing]
* Refactor Time and DateTime #to_formatted_s: use ternary instead of nested if/else [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding Time and DateTime #formatted_offset, for outputting +HH:MM utc offset strings with cross-platform consistency [Geoff Buesing]
* Adding alternate_utc_string option to TimeZone#formatted_offset. Removing unneeded TimeZone#offset. [Geoff Buesing]
* Introduce ActiveSupport::TimeWithZone, for wrapping Time instances with a TimeZone. Introduce instance methods to Time for creating TimeWithZone instances, and class methods for managing a global time zone. [Geoff Buesing]
* Replace non-dst-aware TimeZone class with dst-aware class from tzinfo_timezone plugin. TimeZone#adjust and #unadjust are no longer available; tzinfo gem must now be present in order to perform time zone calculations, via #local_to_utc and #utc_to_local methods. [Geoff Buesing]
* Extract ActiveSupport::Callbacks from Active Record, test case setup and teardown, and ActionController::Dispatcher. #10727 [Josh Peek]
* Introducing DateTime #utc, #utc? and #utc_offset, for duck-typing compatibility with Time. Closes #10002 [Geoff Buesing]
* Time#to_json uses Numeric#to_utc_offset_s to output a cross-platform-consistent representation without having to convert to DateTime. References #9750 [Geoff Buesing]
* Refactor number-to-HH:MM-string conversion logic from TimeZone#formatted_offset to a reusable Numeric#to_utc_offset_s method. [Geoff Buesing]
* Continue evolution toward ActiveSupport::TestCase. #10679 [Josh Peek]
* TestCase: introduce declared setup and teardown callbacks. Pass a list of methods and an optional block to call before setup or after teardown. Setup callbacks are run in the order declared; teardown callbacks are run in reverse. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Added ActiveSupport::Gzip.decompress/compress(source) as an easy wrapper for Zlib [Tobias Lütke]
* Included MemCache-Client to make the improved ActiveSupport::Cache::MemCacheStore work out of the box [Bob Cottrell, Eric Hodel]
* Added ActiveSupport::Cache::* framework as an extraction from ActionController::Caching::Fragments::* [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Fixed String#titleize to work for strings with 's too #10571 [trek]
* Changed the implementation of Enumerable#group_by to use a double array approach instead of a hash such that the insert order is honored [David Heinemeier Hansson/Marcel Molina Jr.]
* remove multiple enumerations from ActiveSupport::JSON#convert_json_to_yaml when dealing with date/time values. [Rick Olson]
* Hash#symbolize_keys skips keys that can't be symbolized. #10500 [Brad Greenlee]
* Ruby 1.9 compatibility. #1689, #10466, #10468, #10554, #10594, #10632 [Cheah Chu Yeow, Pratik Naik, Jeremy Kemper, Dirkjan Bussink, Xavier Noria]
* TimeZone#to_s uses UTC rather than GMT. #1689 [Cheah Chu Yeow]
* Refactor of Hash#symbolize_keys! to use Hash#replace. Closes #10420 [ReinH]
* Fix HashWithIndifferentAccess#to_options! so it doesn't clear the options hash. Closes #10419 [ReinH]
*2.0.1* (December 7th, 2007)
* Added Array#from and Array#to that behaves just from String#from and String#to [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Fix that empty collections should be treated as empty arrays regardless of whitespace for Hash#from_xml #10255 [adamj]
* Time#time_with_datetime_fallback, Time#to_datetime, Date#to_datetime and String#to_datetime honor Ruby's default calendar reform setting. #10201 [Geoff Buesing]
* Change Time and DateTime #end_of_month to return last second of month instead of beginning of last day of month. Closes #10200 [Geoff Buesing]
* Speedup String#blank? [Jeremy Kemper, Michael Koziarski]
* Add documentation for Hash#diff. Closes #9306 [Tarmo Tänav]
* Add new superclass_delegating_accessors. Similar to class inheritable attributes but with subtly different semantics. [Michael Koziarski, Tarmo Tänav]
* Change JSON to encode %w(< > &) as 4 digit hex codes to be in compliance with the JSON spec. Closes #9975 [Josh Peek, Cheah Chu Yeow, Tim Pope]
* Fix JSON encoding/decoding bugs dealing with /'s. Closes #9990 [Rick Olson, theamazingrando]
* Introduce a base class for all test cases used by rails applications. ActiveSupport::TestCase [Michael Koziarski]
The intention is to use this to reduce the amount of monkeypatching / overriding that
is done to test/unit's classes.
* Document Enumerable and Hash #to_json. #9970 [Cheah Chu Yeow]
* Hash#to_xml handles symbol values. #9954 [Assaf]
* Hash#symbolize_keys behaves well with integer keys. #9890 [PotatoSalad]
* Multibyte: String#slice supports regexp argument. #9646 [yob]
* object.duplicable? returns true if object.dup is safe. False for nil, true, false, symbols, and numbers; true otherwise. #9333 [sur]
* Time, Date and DateTime #advance accept :weeks option. #9866 [Geoff Buesing]
* Fix Time#years_ago and #years_since from leap days. #9865 [Geoff Buesing]
* Time and DateTime#advance accept :hours, :minutes, and :seconds options. #9825 [Geoff Buesing]
* Fix Date#years_ago and #years_since from leap days. #9864 [Geoff Buesing]
* Refactor Time and Date#months_since and #months_ago to use #advance. #9863 [Geoff Buesing]
* Rebundle Builder 2.1.2 but prefer a newer RubyGem if available. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Add Range#overlaps?(range), Range#include?(range), and Range#step without a block. [brandon]
* Correct BufferedLogger#level? checks. #9806 [wildchild, Johan Sorensen]
* String#to_xs uses Eric Wong's fast_xs extension, if available, for Builder speedup. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Introduce BasicObject as Builder::BlankSlate for Ruby 1.9 forward compatibility. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Unbundle Builder in favor of a gem dependency. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Disambiguate Time, Date, and DateTime#to_json formatting. #9750 [Geoff Buesing, Cheah Chu Yeow]
* Hash#to_json takes :only or :except options to specific or omit certain hash keys. Enumerable#to_json passes through its options to each element. #9751 [Cheah Chu Yeow]
* BufferedLogger#auto_flushing = N flushes the log every N messages. Buffers with an array instead of string. Disabling auto_flushing still flushes when the buffer hits a maximum size, as a failsafe against memory-gobbling. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Fixed Date#xmlschema for dates outside the range of what can be created with Time #9744 [Geoff Buesing]
* Fixed that La Paz was included in -25200 and -14400 offsets when it should only be in -14400 #9735 [bermi]
* Fixed JSON encoding to use quoted keys according to the JSON standard. #8762 [choonkat, Cheah Chu Yeow]
* Alias Object#send to send! for Ruby 1.9 forward compatibility. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Backport Object#instance_variable_defined? for Ruby < 1.8.6. [Jeremy Kemper]
* BufferedLogger#add converts the message to a string. #9702, #9724 [eigentone, DrMark, Tom Ward]
* Added ActiveSupport::BufferedLogger as a duck-typing alternative (albeit with no formatter) to the Ruby Logger, which provides a very nice speed bump (inspired by Ezra's buffered logger) [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Object#instance_exec produces fewer garbage methods. [Mauricio Fernandez]
* Decode json strings as Dates/Times if they're using a YAML-compatible format. Closes #9614 [Rick Olson]
* Fixed cache_page to use the request url instead of the routing options when picking a save path. #8614 [Josh Peek]
* Object.subclasses_of includes anonymous subclasses. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Fixed that pluralizing an empty string should return the same empty string, not "s". #7720 [Josh Peek]
* Added call to inspect on non-string classes for the logger #8533 [Coda Hale]
* Deprecation: remove deprecated :mday option from Time, Date, and DateTime#change. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Fix JSON decoder with nested quotes and commas. #9579 [Zach Dennis]
* Hash#to_xml doesn't double-unescape. #8806 [Ezran]
* Added Array#rand #9170 [Norbert Crombach]. Examples:
[].rand # => nil
['a'].rand # => 'a'
[1,2,3].rand # => 1 or 2 or 3
* Deprecation: removed Reloadable. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Make the utf-handler return the correct value for non-matching regular expressions. Closes #9049 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Add ljust, rjust and center to utf8-handler. Closes #9165 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Fix Time#advance bug when trying to advance a year from leap day. Closes #8655 [Geoff Buesing]
* Add support for []= on ActiveSupport::Multibyte::Chars. Closes #9142. [ewan, Manfred Stienstra]
* Added Array#extract_options! to encapsulate the pattern of getting an options hash out of a variable number of parameters. #8759 [Norbert Crombach]
* Let alias_attribute work with attributes with initial capital letters (legacy columns etc). Closes #8596 [mpalmer]
* Added Hash#except which is the inverse of Hash#slice -- return the hash except the keys that are specified [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added support for pluralization with a different starting letter than the singular version (cow/kine) #4929 [norri_b/Josh Susser]
* Demote Hash#to_xml to use XmlSimple#xml_in_string so it can't read files or stdin. #8453 [candlerb, Jeremy Kemper]
* Backport clean_logger changes to support ruby 1.8.2 [Mislav Marohnić]
* Added proper handling of arrays #8537 [Josh Susser]
Hash.from_xml '<images></images>'
# => {:images => nil}
Hash.from_xml '<images><image>foo.jpg</image></images>'
# => {:images => {:image => "foo.jpg"}}
Hash.from_xml '<images><image>foo.jpg</image><image>bar.jpg</image></images>'
# => {:images => {:image => ["foo.jpg", "bar.jpg"]}}
Hash.from_xml '<images type="array"></images>'
# => {:images => []}
Hash.from_xml '<images type="array"><image>foo.jpg</image></images>'
# => {:images => ["foo.jpg"]}
Hash.from_xml '<images type="array"><image>foo.jpg</image><image>bar.jpg</image></images>'
# => {:images => ["foo.jpg", "bar.jpg"]}
* Improve Time and Date test coverage. #8646 [Josh Peek]
* Add Date#since, ago, beginning_of_day, and end_of_day. Date + seconds works now. #8575 [Geoff Buesing]
* String#to_time overflows to DateTime. Add String#to_datetime. #8572 [Geoff Buesing]
* Date.yesterday and .tomorrow. #8571 [Geoff Buesing]
* Readable Date and DateTime#inspect. #8570 [Geoff Buesing]
* Move common DateTime calculations to Date. #8536 [Geoff Buesing]
* Added Date#change (like Time#change) [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* DateTime#to_time converts to Time unless out of range. #8512 [Geoff Buesing]
* Date#to_datetime, #to_s(:rfc822). #8512 [Geoff Buesing]
* Time durations use since instead of + for accuracy. #8513 [Geoff Buesing]
* escape <'s and >'s in JSON strings. #8371 [Rick Olson]
* Inflections: MatrixTest -> MatrixTests instead of MatricesTest. #8496 [jbwiv]
* Multibyte strings respond_to the String methods they proxy so they can be duck-typed. #6549 [Tuxie]
* Array#to_xml yields the builder just like Hash and ActiveRecord::Base. #8472 [seth]
* Date, Time, and DateTime support formatting blocks in addition to strftime strings. Introduce :long_ordinal format, e.g. "February 21st, 2005". #8191 [Coda Hale]
* Document Object#blank?. #6491 [Chris Mear]
* Date, Time, and DateTime#to_json. #8399 [wycats]
* Simplify API of assert_difference by passing in an expression that is evaluated before and after the passed in block. See documenation for examples of new API. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Added assert_difference and assert_no_difference to test/unit assertions [Tobias Lütke]
* Removed breakpointer and Binding.of_caller in favor of relying on ruby-debug by Kent Sibilev since the breakpointer has been broken since Ruby 1.8.4 and will not be coming back [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added parsing of file type in Hash.xml_in so you can easily do file uploads with base64 from an API [David Heinemeier Hansson]
<avatar type="file" name="me.jpg" content_type="image/jpg">R0lGODlhkACZAPUAAM5lcfjrtMQCG=\n</avatar>
attributes = { :person => { :name => "David", :avatar => #<StringIO> } }
attributes[:person][:avatar].content_type # => "image/jpg"
attributes[:person][:avatar].original_filename # => "me.jpg"
attributes[:person][:avatar].read # => binary data of the file
Which is duck-type compatible with the files that you get when doing multipart uploads through HTML.
* Improved multibyte performance by relying less on exception raising #8159 [Blaine]
* Use XSD-compatible type names for Hash#to_xml and make the converters extendable #8047 [Tim Pope]
* Added yielding of builder in Hash#to_xml [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Hash#with_indifferent_access now also converts hashes kept in arrays to indifferent access (makes it easier to treat HTML and XML parameters the same) [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Hash#to_xml supports YAML attributes. #7502 [jonathan]
* Refactor ActiveSupport::JSON to be less obtuse. Add support for JSON decoding by way of Syck with ActiveSupport::JSON.decode(json_string). Prevent hash keys that are JavaScript reserved words from being unquoted during encoding. [Sam Stephenson]
* alias_method_chain preserves the original method's visibility. #7854 [Jonathan Viney]
* Update Dependencies to ignore constants inherited from ancestors. Closes #6951. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Array#to_query preserves its ordering. #7756 [Greg Spurrier]
* Out-of-range Time calculations transparently overflow to DateTime. Introduce Time#to_datetime. #7706, #7715 [Geoff Buesing]
* DateTime calculations analogous to the Date and Time extensions. #7693 [Geoff Buesing]
* Give DateTime correct .to_s implementations, lets it play nice with ActiveRecord quoting. #7649 [Geoff Buesing]
* Add File.atomic_write, allows you to write large files in an atomic manner, preventing users from seeing half written files. [Michael Koziarski]
* Allow users to provide custom formatters to Logger. [Anthony Eden]
* Hash#to_query CGI-escapes its keys. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Optimize Class Inheritable Attributes so that unnecessary hashes are not created. Closes #7472 [Bruce Perens]
* :db format for Date#to_s [Jeremy Kemper], 1, 27).to_s(:db) # => '2007-01-27'
* Added :instance_writer option to #mattr_writer/accessor, #cattr_writer/accessor, and #class_inheritable_writer to skip the creation of the instance writer. [Rick Olson]
* Added Hash#to_query to turn a hash of values into a form-encoded query string [Nicholas Seckar]
* Increase test coverage for subclasses_of. Closes #7335. [Roman2K, Nicholas Seckar]
* Remove unused code from Duration#inspect. Closes #7180. [Rich Collins]
* Added test coverage for Inflector.inflections.clear. Closes #7179. [Rich Collins]
* ActiveSupport::Multibyte::Handlers::UTF8Handler should raise when a range and an integer are passed in (just like the native implementation). Closes #7176 [Rich Collins]
* A couple extra tests for #classify. Closes #7273. [Josh Susser]
* Better docs for Object extensions [zackchandler, Jamis Buck]
* Fix that Dates couldn't be subtracted from Dates after [5940]. [Sam Stephenson]
* Add Object#acts_like? and Time#acts_like_time? and Date#acts_like_date? to facilitate duck-typing. [Jamis Buck]
* Make 1.months and friends accurate by introducing a Duration class. #6835 [eventualbuddha]
*1.4.2* (March 12th, 2007)
* Ruby 1.8.6 and 1.9 define private Time#to_date and #to_datetime; make them
public for compatibility. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Deprecation: warn on stderr if RAILS_DEFAULT_LOGGER isn't set yet. [Jeremy Kemper]
*1.4.1* (February 5th, 2007)
* Optimize Class Inheritable Attributes so that unnecessary hashes are not created. Closes #7472 [Bruce Perens]
* Added :instance_writer option to #mattr_writer/accessor, #cattr_writer/accessor, and #class_inheritable_writer to skip the creation of the instance writer. [Rick Olson]
* Full test coverage for Inflector. #7228 [Dan Kubb]
*1.4.0* (January 16th, 2007)
* Document Inflector.ordinalize and merge docs from String inflections. #7023 [smeade]
* Unbundle flexmock. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Fix Dependencies.autoloaded? to ignore anonymous modules. Closes #6561. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Update load once paths to prevent nested once constants from being detected and claimed by an external non-once load. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Deprecation: silence warnings when reporting test errors. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Hash#slice(*keys) returns a new hash with only the given keys. #slice! replaces the hash with only the given keys. Works with HashWithIndifferentAccess also. [Jeremy Kemper]
* HashWithIndifferentAccess#to_hash converts to a Hash with String keys and the same default value. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Fix remove_constant to correctly handle constant names of the form "::A::...". References #6720. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fixed Array#to_xml when it contains a series of hashes (each piece would get its own XML declaration) #6610 [thkarcher/cyu]
* Added Time#to_s(:time) which will just return H:M, like 17:44 [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Add Module#attr_accessor_with_default to initialize value of attribute before setting it. Closes #6538. [Stuart Halloway, Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Hash#to_xml handles keys with the same name as Kernel methods. #6613 [Jonathan del Strother]
* Added Time#end_of_day to get 23:59:59 of that day [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Don't quote hash keys in Hash#to_json if they're valid JavaScript identifiers. Disable this with ActiveSupport::JSON.unquote_hash_key_identifiers = false if you need strict JSON compliance. [Sam Stephenson]
* Lazily load the Unicode Database in the UTF-8 Handler [Rick Olson]
* Update dependencies to delete partially loaded constants. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fix unicode JSON regexp for Onigurama compatibility. #6494 [whitley]
* update XmlSimple to 1.0.10. Closes #6532. [Nick Sieger]
* Update dependencies to allow constants to be defined alongside their siblings. A common case for this is AR model classes with STI; user.rb might define User, Administrator and Guest for example. [Nicholas Seckar]
* next_week respects DST changes. #6483, #5617, #2353, #2509, #4551 [marclove, Rob Biedenharn,,,]
* Expose methods added to Enumerable in the documentation, such as group_by. Closes #6170. [, Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Ensure Chars#tidy_bytes only tidies broken bytes. Closes #6397 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Add 'unloadable', a method used to mark any constant as requiring an unload after each request. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Make core_ext/string/access.rb multibyte safe. Closes #6388 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Make String#chars slicing behaviour consistent with String. Closes #6387 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Pull in latest multibyte patch. Closes #6346 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Add ActiveSupport::Multibyte. Provides String#chars which lets you deal with strings as a sequence of chars, not of bytes. Closes #6242 [Julian Tarkhanov, Manfred Stienstra, Thijs van der Vossen & Jan Behrens]
* Fix issue with #class_inheritable_accessor saving updates to the parent class when initialized with an Array or Hash [mojombo]
* Hash#to_xml supports Bignum and BigDecimal. #6313 [edibiase]
* Don't undefine #class in OptionMerger [Rick Olson]
* Hash.create_from_xml has been renamed to Hash.from_xml, alias will exist until Rails 2.0 [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* alias_method_chain works with accessor= methods also. #6153 [Caio Chassot]
* Fix loadable_constants_for_path to handle load paths that do not end with a slash. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fix logic error in determining what was loaded by a given file. Closes #6039. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Equate Kernel.const_missing with Object.const_missing. Fixes #5988. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add ApplicationController special case to Dependencies. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Don't pad remaining places with in_groups_of if specified padding value is false. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Fix cases where empty xml nodes weren't being translated to nil in Hash.create_from_xml [Rick Olso n]
<written-on type="date"></written-on> # => { :type => 'date' } # WRONG
<written-on type="date"></written-on> # => nil # RIGHT
* Tighten rescue clauses. #5985 []
* Inflections: don't singularize -ies plurals. [, Mark Van Holstyn]
* Update Initializer to use load_once_paths to avoid plugin reloading. References #5852. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Use Array#assoc in ActiveSupport::OrderedHash. [Mauricio Fernandez]
* Greatly increased performance of String.to_json, which speeds up RJS considerably on large pages, fixes #3473 [Shugo Maeda]
* Detect missing_constants calls from removed modules and fail accordingly. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Stop using defined? in Dependencies.qualified_const_defined? since defined? may invoke const_missing. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Dependencies can autoload directories of nested classes. [Jeremy Kemper]
invoice.rb class Invoice
invoice/lineitem.rb class Invoice::Lineitem
* Add Deprecation.silence so that Reloadable does not scold itself. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add debugging logging to Dependencies. Currently can be enabled with Dependencies.log_activity = true; adding to Initializer and documenting is forthcoming. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Replace Reloadable with improvements to the Dependencies mechanism. [Nicholas Seckar]
* DateTime#to_time gives hour/minute/second resolution. #5747 []
* attr_internal to support namespacing and deprecation. Like attr_* except backed by internally-named instance variable. Set attr_internal_naming_format to change the format from the default '@_%s'. [Jeremy Kemper]
# def foo() @foo__rofl end
# def foo=(v) @foo__rofl = v end
self.attr_internal_naming_format = '@%s__rofl'
attr_internal :foo
* Raise fully qualified names upon name errors. #5533 [Lars Pind, Nicholas Seckar]
* Add extention to obtain the missing constant from NameError instances. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Thoroughly document inflections. #5700 []
* Added Module#alias_attribute [Jamis/David Heinemeier Hansson]. Example:
class Content < ActiveRecord::Base
# has a title attribute
class Email < ActiveRecord::Base
alias_attribute :subject, :title
e = Email.find(1)
e.title # => "Superstars"
e.subject # => "Superstars"
e.subject? # => true
e.subject = "Megastars"
e.title # => "Megastars"
* Deprecation: easier to work with warning behavior as procs; default behaviors for each environment so users needn't update env.rb; and testing pleasure with assert_deprecated, assert_not_deprecated. [Jeremy Kemper]
By default, test prints to $stderr, dev logs, production ignores.
Provide your own per-environment in e.g. config/environments/development.rb:
ActiveSupport::Deprecation.behavior = { |message| raise message }
* First cut of the Rails Deprecation system. [Michael Koziarski]
* Strip boolean XML content before checking for 'true' [Rick Olson]
* Customize default BigDecimal formatting. References #5672 [Dave Thomas]
* Correctly convert <foo nil="true"> to nil when using Hash.create_from_xml. [Rick Olson]
* Optional identity for Enumerable#sum defaults to zero. #5657 []
* HashWithIndifferentAccess shouldn't confuse false and nil. #5601 [Shugo Maeda]
* Fixed HashWithIndifferentAccess#default #5586 []
* More compatible Hash.create_from_xml. #5523 []
* Added Enumerable#sum for calculating a sum from the elements [David Heinemeier Hansson,]. Examples:
[1, 2, 3].sum
payments.sum { |p| p.price * p.tax_rate }
This is instead of payments.inject(0) { |sum, p| sum + p.price }
* Correct and clarify Array#to_sentence docs. #5458 []
* alias_method_chain preserves method punctuation so foo, foo?, and foo! may be chained with the same feature. [Jeremy Kemper]
alias_method_chain :save!, :validation
is equivalent to
alias_method :save_without_validation!, :save!
alias_method :save!, :save_with_validation!
* Enhance Symbol#to_proc so it works with list objects, such as multi-dimensional arrays. Closes #5295 []. Example:
{1 => "one", 2 => "two", 3 => "three"}.sort_by(&:first).map(&:last)
# => ["one", "two", "three"]
* Added Hash.create_from_xml(string) which will create a hash from a XML string and even typecast if possible [David Heinemeier Hansson]. Example:
Hash.create_from_xml <<-EOT
<title>This is a note</title>
<created-at type="date">2004-10-10</created-at>
...would return:
{ :note => { :title => "This is a note", :created_at =>, 10, 10) } }
* Added Jim Weirich's excellent FlexMock class to vendor (Copyright 2003, 2004 by Jim Weirich ( -- it's not automatically required, though, so require 'flexmock' is still necessary [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Fixed that Module#alias_method_chain should work with both foo? foo! and foo at the same time #4954 []
* to_xml fixes, features, and speedup: introduce :dasherize option that converts updated_at to updated-at if true (the existing default); binary columns get encoding="base64" attribute; nil values get nil="true" attribute to distinguish empty values; add type information for float columns; allow arbitrarily deep :include; include SQL type information as the type attribute. #4989 [Blair Zajac <>]
* Add OrderedHash#values. [Sam Stephenson]
* Added Array#to_s(:db) that'll produce a comma-separated list of ids [David Heinemeier Hansson]. Example:
Purchase.find(:all, :conditions => "product_id IN (#{shops.products.to_s(:db)})"
* Normalize classify's argument to a String so that it plays nice with Symbols. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Strip out leading schema name in classify. References #5139. [Michael Schoen]
* Remove Enumerable#first_match since break(value) handles the use case well enough. [Nicholas Seckar]
Enumerable#first_match was like detect, but instead of returning the matching element, the yielded value returned. For example:
user_xml = adapters(:from => User, :to => Xml).first_match do |adapter|
adapter.adapt @user
But this is just as easily done with:
user_xml = adapters(:from => User, :to => Xml).each do
break adapter.adapt(@user)
* Make Array#in_groups_of just return the grouped collection if a block isn't given. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Don't destroy a HashWithIndifferentAccess if symbolize_keys! or stringify_keys! is called on it. Closes #5076. [Marcel Molina Jr.,]
* Document Module::delegate. #5002 []
* Replace alias method chaining with Module#alias_method_chain. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Strip out punctuation on predicates or bang methods being aliased with alias_method_chain since target?_without_feature is not a valid method name. Add tests for Module#alias_method_chain. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Replace Ruby's deprecated append_features in favor of included. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Allow default options in with_options to be overridden. Closes #4480. []
* Added Module#alias_method_chain [Jamis Buck]
* Updated to Builder 2.0 [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Add Array#split for dividing arrays into one or more subarrays by value or block. [Sam Stephenson]
*1.3.1* (April 6th, 2006)
* Clean paths inside of exception messages and traces. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add Pathname.clean_within for cleaning all the paths inside of a string. [Nicholas Seckar]
* provide an empty Dependencies::LoadingModule.load which prints deprecation warnings. Lets 1.0 applications function with .13-style environment.rb.
*1.3.0* (March 27th, 2006)
* When possible, avoid incorrectly obtaining constants from parent modules. Fixes #4221. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add more tests for dependencies; refactor existing cases. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Move Module#parent and Module#as_load_path into core_ext. Add Module#parent. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add CachingTools::HashCaching to simplify the creation of nested, autofilling hashes. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Remove a hack intended to avoid unloading the same class twice, but which would not work anyways. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Update Object.subclasses_of to locate nested classes. This affects Object.remove_subclasses_of in that nested classes will now be unloaded. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Update Object.remove_subclasses_of to use Class.remove_class, reducing duplication. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Added Fixnum#seconds for consistency, so you can say 5.minutes + 30.seconds instead of 5.minutes + 30 #4389 [François Beausoleil]
* Added option to String#camelize to generate lower-cased camel case by passing in :lower, like "super_man".camelize(:lower) # => "superMan" [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added Hash#diff to show the difference between two hashes [Chris McGrath]
* Added Time#advance to do precise time time calculations for cases where a month being approximated to 30 days won't do #1860 [Rick Olson]
* Enhance Inflector.underscore to convert '-' into '_' (as the inverse of Inflector.dasherize) [Jamis Buck]
* Switched to_xml to use the xml schema format for datetimes. This allows the encoding of time zones and should improve operability. [Michael Koziarski]
* Added a note to the documentation for the Date related Numeric extensions to indicate that they're
approximations and shouldn't be used for critical calculations. [Michael Koziarski]
* Added Hash#to_xml and Array#to_xml that makes it much easier to produce XML from basic structures [David Heinemeier Hansson]. Examples:
{ :name => "David", :street_name => "Paulina", :age => 26, :moved_on =>, 11, 15) }.to_xml
<age type="integer">26</age>
<moved-on type="date">2005-11-15</moved-on>
* Moved Jim Weirich's wonderful Builder from Action Pack to Active Support (it's simply too useful to be stuck in AP) [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Fixed that Array#to_sentence will return "" on an empty array instead of ", and" #3842, #4031 []
* Add Enumerable#group_by for grouping collections based on the result of some
block. Useful, for example, for grouping records by date.
latest_transcripts.group_by(&:day).each do |day, transcripts|
p "#{day} -> #{ * ', '}"
"2006-03-01 -> Transcript"
"2006-02-28 -> Transcript"
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Add Array#in_groups_of, for iterating over an array in groups of a certain
%w(1 2 3 4 5 6 7).in_groups_of(3) {|g| p g}
["1", "2", "3"]
["4", "5", "6"]
["7", nil, nil]
[Marcel Molina Jr., Sam Stephenson]
* Added Kernel#daemonize to turn the current process into a daemon that can be killed with a TERM signal [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Add 'around' methods to Logger, to make it easy to log before and after messages for a given block as requested in #3809. [Michael Koziarski] Example:
logger.around_info("Start rendering component (#{options.inspect}): ",
"\n\nEnd of component rendering") { yield }
* Added Time#beginning_of_quarter #3607 []
* Fix Object.subclasses_of to only return currently defined objects [Jonathan Viney <>]
* Fix constantize to properly handle names beginning with '::'. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Make String#last return the string instead of nil when it is shorter than the limit [Scott Barron].
* Added delegation support to Module that allows multiple delegations at once (unlike Forwardable in the stdlib) [David Heinemeier Hansson]. Example:
class Account < ActiveRecord::Base
has_one :subscription
delegate :free?, :paying?, :to => :subscription
delegate :overdue?, :to => "subscription.last_payment"
end # =>
account.overdue? # => account.subscription.last_payment.overdue?
* Fix Reloadable to handle the case where a class that has been 'removed' has not yet been garbage collected. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Don't allow Reloadable to be included into Modules.
* Remove LoadingModule. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add documentation for Reloadable::Subclasses. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add Reloadable::Subclasses which handles the common case where a base class should not be reloaded, but its subclasses should be. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Further improvements to reloading code [Nicholas Seckar, Trevor Squires]
- All classes/modules which include Reloadable can define reloadable? for fine grained control of reloading
- Class.remove_class uses Module#parent to access the parent module
- Class.remove_class expanded to handle multiple classes in a single call
- LoadingModule.clear! has been removed as it is no longer required
- Module#remove_classes_including has been removed in favor of Reloadable.reloadable_classes
* Added reusable reloading support through the inclusion of the Relodable module that all subclasses of ActiveRecord::Base, ActiveRecord::Observer, ActiveController::Base, and ActionMailer::Base automatically gets. This means that these classes will be reloaded by the dispatcher when Dependencies.mechanism = :load. You can make your own models reloadable easily:
class Setting
include Reloadable
Reloading a class is done by removing its constant which will cause it to be loaded again on the next reference. [David Heinemeier Hansson]
* Added auto-loading support for classes in modules, so Conductor::Migration will look for conductor/migration.rb and Conductor::Database::Settings will look for conductor/database/settings.rb [Nicholas Seckar]
* Add Object#instance_exec, like instance_eval but passes its arguments to the block. (Active Support will not override the Ruby 1.9 implementation of this method.) [Sam Stephenson]
* Add Proc#bind(object) for changing a proc or block's self by returning a Method bound to the given object. Based on why the lucky stiff's "cloaker" method. [Sam Stephenson]
* Fix merge and dup for hashes with indifferent access #3404 [Ken Miller]
* Fix the requires in option_merger_test to unbreak AS tests. [Sam Stephenson]
* Make HashWithIndifferentAccess#update behave like Hash#update by returning the hash. #3419, #3425 [,, Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Add ActiveSupport::JSON and Object#to_json for converting Ruby objects to JSON strings. [Sam Stephenson]
* Add Object#with_options for DRYing up multiple calls to methods having shared options. [Sam Stephenson] Example:
ActionController::Routing::Routes.draw do |map|
# Account routes
map.with_options(:controller => 'account') do |account|
account.home '', :action => 'dashboard'
account.signup 'signup', :action => 'new'
account.logout 'logout', :action => 'logout'
* Introduce Dependencies.warnings_on_first_load setting. If true, enables warnings on first load of a require_dependency. Otherwise, loads without warnings. Disabled (set to false) by default. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Active Support is warnings-safe. #1792 [Eric Hodel]
* Introduce enable_warnings counterpart to silence_warnings. Turn warnings on when loading a file for the first time if Dependencies.mechanism == :load. Common mistakes such as redefined methods will print warnings to stderr. [Jeremy Kemper]
* Add Symbol#to_proc, which allows for, e.g. [:foo, :bar].map(&:to_s). [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Added the following methods [Marcel Molina Jr., Sam Stephenson]:
* Object#copy_instance_variables_from(object) to copy instance variables from one object to another
* Object#extended_by to get an instance's included/extended modules
* Object#extend_with_included_modules_from(object) to extend an instance with the modules from another instance
*1.2.5* (December 13th, 2005)
* Become part of Rails 1.0
* Rename Version constant to VERSION. #2802 [Marcel Molina Jr.]
*1.2.3* (November 7th, 2005)
* Change Inflector#constantize to use eval instead of const_get. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fix const_missing handler to ignore the trailing '.rb' on files when comparing paths. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Define kernel.rb methods in "class Object" instead of "module Kernel" to work around a Windows peculiarity [Sam Stephenson]
* Fix broken tests caused by incomplete loading of active support. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fix status pluralization bug so status_codes doesn't get pluralized as statuses_code. #2758 []
* Added Kernel#silence_stderr to silence stderr for the duration of the given block [Sam Stephenson]
* Changed Kernel#` to print a message to stderr (like Unix) instead of raising Errno::ENOENT on Win32 [Sam Stephenson]
* Changed 0.blank? to false rather than true since it violates everyone's expectation of blankness. #2518, #2705 []
* When loading classes using const_missing, raise a NameError if and only if the file we tried to load was not present. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Added petabytes and exebytes to numeric extensions #2397 []
* Added Time#end_of_month to accompany Time#beginning_of_month #2514 [Jens-Christian Fischer]
*1.2.2* (October 26th, 2005)
* Set Logger.silencer = false to disable Logger#silence. Useful for debugging fixtures.
* Add title case method to String to do, e.g., 'action_web_service'.titlecase # => 'Action Web Service'. [Marcel Molina Jr.]
*1.2.1* (October 19th, 2005)
* Classify generated routing code as framework code to avoid appearing in application traces. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Show all framework frames in the framework trace. [Nicholas Seckar]
*1.2.0* (October 16th, 2005)
* Update Exception extension to show the first few framework frames in an application trace. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Added Exception extension to provide support for clean backtraces. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Updated whiny nil to be more concise and useful. [Nicholas Seckar]
* Added Enumerable#first_match [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fixed that Time#change should also reset usec when also resetting minutes #2459 []
* Fix Logger compatibility for distributions that don't keep Ruby and its standard library in sync.
* Replace '%e' from long and short time formats as Windows does not support it. #2344. [Tom Ward <>]
* Added to_s(:db) to Range, so you can get "BETWEEN '2005-12-10' AND '2005-12-12'" from, 12, 10), 12, 12) (and likewise with Times)
* Moved require_library_or_gem into Kernel. #1992 [Michael Schuerig <>]
* Add :rfc822 as an option for Time#to_s (to get rfc822-formatted times)
* Chain the const_missing hook to any previously existing hook so rails can play nicely with rake
* Clean logger is compatible with both 1.8.2 and 1.8.3 Logger. #2263 [Michael Schuerig <>]
* Added native, faster implementations of .blank? for the core types #2286 [skae]
* Fixed clean logger to work with Ruby 1.8.3 Logger class #2245
* Fixed memory leak with Active Record classes when Dependencies.mechanism = :load #1704 [Chris McGrath]
* Fixed Inflector.underscore for use with acronyms, so HTML becomes html instead of htm_l #2173 []
* Fixed dependencies related infinite recursion bug when a controller file does not contain a controller class. Closes #1760. []
* Fixed inflections for status, quiz, move #2056 []
* Added Hash#reverse_merge, Hash#reverse_merge!, and Hash#reverse_update to ease the use of default options
* Added Array#to_sentence that'll turn ['one', 'two', 'three'] into "one, two, and three" #2157 [Manfred Stienstra]
* Added Kernel#silence_warnings to turn off warnings temporarily for the passed block
* Added String#starts_with? and String#ends_with? #2118 [Thijs van der Vossen]
* Added easy extendability to the inflector through Inflector.inflections (using the Inflector::Inflections singleton class). Examples:
Inflector.inflections do |inflect|
inflect.plural /^(ox)$/i, '\1\2en'
inflect.singular /^(ox)en/i, '\1'
inflect.irregular 'octopus', 'octopi'
inflect.uncountable "equipment"
* Added String#at, String#from, String#to, String#first, String#last in ActiveSupport::CoreExtensions::String::Access to ease access to individual characters and substrings in a string serving basically as human names for range access.
* Make Time#last_month work when invoked on the 31st of a month.
* Add Time.days_in_month, and make Time#next_month work when invoked on the 31st of a month
* Fixed that Time#midnight would have a non-zero usec on some platforms #1836
* Fixed inflections of "index/indices" #1766 []
* Added stripping of _id to String#humanize, so "employee_id" becomes "Employee" #1574 [Justin French]
* Factor Fixnum and Bignum extensions into Integer extensions [Nicholas Seckar]
* Hooked #ordinalize into Fixnum and Bignum classes. [Nicholas Seckar, danp]
* Added Fixnum#ordinalize to turn 1.ordinalize to "1st", 3.ordinalize to "3rd", and 10.ordinalize to "10th" and so on #1724 []
*1.1.1* (11 July, 2005)
* Added more efficient implementation of the development mode reset of classes #1638 [Chris McGrath]
*1.1.0* (6 July, 2005)
* Fixed conflict with Glue gem #1606 [Rick Olson]
* Added new rules to the Inflector to deal with more unusual plurals mouse/louse => mice/lice, information => information, ox => oxen, virus => viri, archive => archives #1571, #1583, #1490, #1599, #1608 []
* Fixed memory leak with Object#remove_subclasses_of, which inflicted a Rails application running in development mode with a ~20KB leak per request #1289 [Chris McGrath]
* Made 1.year == 365.25.days to account for leap years. This allows you to do User.find(:all, :conditions => ['birthday > ?', 50.years.ago]) without losing a lot of days. #1488 []
* Added an exception if calling id on nil to WhinyNil #584 []
* Added Fix/Bignum#multiple_of? which returns true on 14.multiple_of?(7) and false on 16.multiple_of?(7) #1464 [Thomas Fuchs]
* Added even? and odd? to work with Bignums in addition to Fixnums #1464 [Thomas Fuchs]
* Fixed Time#at_beginning_of_week returned the next Monday instead of the previous one when called on a Sunday #1403 []
* Increased the speed of indifferent hash access by using Hash#default. #1436 [Nicholas Seckar]
* Added that " " is now also blank? (using strip if available)
* Fixed Dependencies so all modules are able to load missing constants #1173 [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fixed the Inflector to underscore strings containing numbers, so Area51Controller becomes area51_controller #1176 [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fixed that HashWithIndifferentAccess stringified all keys including symbols, ints, objects, and arrays #1162 [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fixed Time#last_year to go back in time, not forward #1278 []
* Fixed the pluralization of analysis to analyses #1295 []
* Fixed that Time.local(2005,12).months_since(1) would raise "ArgumentError: argument out of range" #1311 []
* Added silencing to the default Logger class
*1.0.4* (19th April, 2005)
* Fixed that in some circumstances controllers outside of modules may have hidden ones inside modules. For example, admin/content might have been hidden by /content. #1075 [Nicholas Seckar]
* Fixed inflection of perspectives and similar words #1045 [Thijs van der Vossen]
* Added Fixnum#even? and Fixnum#odd?
* Fixed problem with classes being required twice. Object#const_missing now uses require_dependency to load files. It used to use require_or_load which would cause models to be loaded twice, which was not good for validations and other class methods #971 [Nicholas Seckar]
*1.0.3* (27th March, 2005)
* Fixed Inflector.pluralize to handle capitalized words #932 [Jeremy Kemper]
* Added Object#suppress which allows you to make a saner choice around with exceptions to swallow #980. Example:
suppress(ZeroDivisionError) { 1/0 }
...instead of:
1/0 rescue nil # BAD, EVIL, DIRTY.
*1.0.2* (22th March, 2005)
* Added Kernel#returning -- a Ruby-ized realization of the K combinator, courtesy of Mikael Brockman.
def foo
returning values = [] do
values << 'bar'
values << 'baz'
foo # => ['bar', 'baz']
*1.0.1* (7th March, 2005)
* Fixed Hash#indifferent_access to also deal with include? and fetch and nested hashes #726 [Nicholas Seckar]
* Added Object#blank? -- see #783 [_why the lucky stiff]
* Added inflection rules for "sh" words, like "wish" and "fish" #755 []
* Fixed an exception when using Ajax based requests from Safari because Safari appends a \000 to the post body. Symbols can't have \000 in them so indifferent access would throw an exception in the constructor. Indifferent hashes now use strings internally instead. #746 [Tobias Lütke]
* Added String#to_time and String#to_date for wrapping ParseDate
*1.0.0* (24th February, 2005)
* Added TimeZone as the first of a number of value objects that among others Active Record can use rich value objects using composed_of #688 [Jamis Buck]
* Added Date::Conversions for getting dates in different convenient string representations and other objects
* Added Time::Conversions for getting times in different convenient string representations and other objects
* Added Time::Calculations to ask for things like,, #580 [DP|Flurin]. Examples:
"Later today" =>,
"Tomorrow morning" => now.tomorrow.change(:hour => 9),
"Tomorrow afternoon" => now.tomorrow.change(:hour => 14),
"In a couple of days" => now.tomorrow.tomorrow.change(:hour => 9),
"Next monday" => now.next_week.change(:hour => 9),
"In a month" => now.next_month.change(:hour => 9),
"In 6 months" => now.months_since(6).change(:hour => 9),
"In a year" => => 9)
* Upgraded to breakpoint 92 which fixes:
* overload IRB.parse_opts(), fixes #443
=> breakpoints in tests work even when running them via rake
* untaint handlers, might fix an issue discussed on the Rails ML
* added verbose mode to breakpoint_client
* less noise caused by breakpoint_client by default
* ignored TerminateLineInput exception in signal handler
=> quiet exit on Ctrl-C
* Fixed Inflector for words like "news" and "series" that are the same in plural and singular #603 [echion], #615 [marcenuc]
* Added Hash#stringify_keys and Hash#stringify_keys!
* Added IndifferentAccess as a way to wrap a hash by a symbol-based store that also can be accessed by string keys
* Added Inflector.constantize to turn "Admin::User" into a reference for the constant Admin::User
* Added that Inflector.camelize and Inflector.underscore can deal with modules like turning "Admin::User" into "admin/user" and back
* Added Inflector.humanize to turn attribute names like employee_salary into "Employee salary". Used by automated error reporting in AR.
* Added availability of class inheritable attributes to the masses #477 [Jeremy Kemper]
class Foo
class_inheritable_reader :read_me
class_inheritable_writer :write_me
class_inheritable_accessor :read_and_write_me
class_inheritable_array :read_and_concat_me
class_inheritable_hash :read_and_update_me
# Bar gets a clone of (not a reference to) Foo's attributes.
class Bar < Foo
Bar.read_and_write_me == Foo.read_and_write_me
Bar.read_and_write_me = 'bar'
Bar.read_and_write_me != Foo.read_and_write_me
* Added Inflections as an extension on String, so Inflector.pluralize(Inflector.classify(name)) becomes name.classify.pluralize #476 [Jeremy Kemper]
* Added Byte operations to Numeric, so 5.5.megabytes + 200.kilobytes #461 [Marcel Molina Jr.]
* Fixed that Dependencies.reload can't load the same file twice #420 [Kent Sibilev]
* Added Fixnum#ago/until, Fixnum#since/from_now #450 [Jeremy Kemper]
* Added that Inflector now accepts Symbols and Classes by calling .to_s on the word supplied
* Added time unit extensions to Fixnum that'll return the period in seconds, like 2.days + 4.hours.