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3.1 release notes: organize action_pack notes

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@@ -21,8 +21,6 @@ Rails 3.1 requires Ruby 1.8.7 or higher. Support for all of the previous Ruby ve
TIP: Note that Ruby 1.8.7 p248 and p249 have marshaling bugs that crash Rails. Ruby Enterprise Edition have these fixed since release 1.8.7-2010.02 though. On the 1.9 front, Ruby 1.9.1 is not usable because it outright segfaults, so if you want to use 1.9.x jump on 1.9.2 for smooth sailing.
-TODO. What else?
-
h3. Creating a Rails 3.1 application
<shell>
@@ -68,7 +66,7 @@ h4. Default JS library is now jQuery
jQuery is the default JavaScript library that ships with Rails 3.1. But if you use Prototype, it's simple to switch.
<shell>
-$ ruby /path/to/rails/bin/rails new myapp -j prototype --dev
+$ rails new myapp -j prototype
</shell>
h4. Identity Map
@@ -103,41 +101,25 @@ h3. Railties
* Added <tt>Rack::Cache</tt> to the default middleware stack.
-* TODO Engine related changes
+* Engines received a major update - You can mount them at any path, enable assets, run generators etc.
h3. Action Pack
-h4. Abstract Controller
-
h4. Action Controller
-* Added streaming support, you can enable it with:
-
-<ruby>
-class PostsController < ActionController::Base
- stream :only => :index
-end
-</ruby>
-
-Please read the docs at "<tt>ActionController::Streaming</tt>":http://edgeapi.rubyonrails.org/classes/ActionController/Streaming.html for more information.
-
-* Added <tt>ActionController::ParamsWrapper</tt> to wrap parameters into a nested hash, and will be turned on for JSON request in new applications by default. This can be customized by setting <tt>ActionController::Base.wrap_parameters</tt> in <tt>config/initializer/wrap_parameters.rb</tt>.
-
-h4. Action Dispatch
-
-* Added <tt>ActionDispatch::Request.ignore_accept_header</tt> to ignore accept headers.
+* A warning is given out if the CSRF token authenticity cannot be verified.
-h4. Action View
+* Specify +force_ssl+ in a controller to force the browser to transfer data via HTTPS protocol on that particular controller. To limit to specific actions, :only or :except can be used.
-* Created <tt>ActionView::Renderer</tt> and specified an API for <tt>ActionView::Context</tt>.
+* Sensitive query string parameters specified in <tt>config.filter_parameters</tt> will now be filtered out from the request paths in the log.
-TODO
+* URL parameters which return nil for +to_param+ are now removed from the query string.
-* A warning is given out if the CSRF token authenticity cannot be verified.
+* Added <tt>ActionController::ParamsWrapper</tt> to wrap parameters into a nested hash, and will be turned on for JSON request in new applications by default. This can be customized by setting <tt>ActionController::Base.wrap_parameters</tt> in <tt>config/initializer/wrap_parameters.rb</tt>.
-* Allows AM/PM format in datetime selectors.
+* Added <tt>config.action_controller.include_all_helpers</tt>. By default <tt>helper :all</tt> is done in <tt>ActionController::Base</tt>, which includes all the helpers by default. Setting +include_all_helpers+ to false will result in including only application_helper and the helper corresponding to controller (like foo_helper for foo_controller).
-* auto_link has been removed from Rails and extracted into the "rails_autolink gem":https://github.com/tenderlove/rails_autolink
+* +url_for+ and named url helpers now accept +:subdomain+ and +:domain+ as options.
* Added Base.http_basic_authenticate_with to do simple http basic authentication with a single class method call.
@@ -180,31 +162,43 @@ class PostsController < ApplicationController
end
</ruby>
-* Specify +force_ssl+ in a controller to force the browser to transfer data via HTTPS protocol on that particular controller. To limit to specific actions, :only or :except can be used.
+* Added streaming support, you can enable it with:
-* Allows <tt>FormHelper#form_for</tt> to specify the :method as a direct option instead of through the :html hash. <tt>form_for(@post, remote: true, method: :delete)</tt> instead of <tt>form_for(@post, remote: true, html: { method: :delete })</tt>
+<ruby>
+class PostsController < ActionController::Base
+ stream :only => :index
+end
+</ruby>
-* Provided JavaScriptHelper#j() as an alias for JavaScriptHelper#escape_javascript(). This supersedes the Object#j() method that the JSON gem adds within templates using the JavaScriptHelper.
+Please read the docs at "<tt>ActionController::Streaming</tt>":http://edgeapi.rubyonrails.org/classes/ActionController/Streaming.html for more information.
-* Sensitive query string parameters specified in <tt>config.filter_parameters</tt> will now be filtered out from the request paths in the log.
+* The redirect route method now also accepts a hash of options which will only change the parts of the url in question, or an object which responds to call, allowing for redirects to be reused.
-* URL parameters which return nil for +to_param+ are now removed from the query string.
+h4. Action Dispatch
* <tt>ActionDispatch::MiddlewareStack</tt> now uses composition over inheritance and is no longer an array.
-* Added an :authenticity_token option to +form_tag+ for custom handling or to omit the token by passing <tt>:authenticity_token => false</tt>.
+* Added <tt>ActionDispatch::Request.ignore_accept_header</tt> to ignore accept headers.
-* Added HTML5 button_tag helper.
+* Added <tt>Rack::Cache</tt> to the default stack.
+
+* Moved etag responsibility from <tt>ActionDispatch::Response</tt> to the middleware stack.
+
+* Rely on <tt>Rack::Session</tt> stores API for more compatibility across the Ruby world. This is backwards incompatible since <tt>Rack::Session</tt> expects #get_session to accept four arguments and requires #destroy_session instead of simply #destroy.
* Template lookup now searches further up in the inheritance chain.
-* <tt>config.action_view.cache_template_loading</tt> is brought back which allows to decide whether templates should be cached or not. TODO from which version?
+h4. Action View
-* url_for and named url helpers now accept :subdomain and :domain as options.
+* Added an :authenticity_token option to +form_tag+ for custom handling or to omit the token by passing <tt>:authenticity_token => false</tt>.
-* The redirect route method now also accepts a hash of options which will only change the parts of the url in question, or an object which responds to call, allowing for redirects to be reused.
+* Created <tt>ActionView::Renderer</tt> and specified an API for <tt>ActionView::Context</tt>.
-* Added <tt>config.action_controller.include_all_helpers</tt>. By default <tt>helper :all</tt> is done in <tt>ActionController::Base</tt>, which includes all the helpers by default. Setting +include_all_helpers+ to false will result in including only application_helper and the helper corresponding to controller (like foo_helper for foo_controller).
+* In place SafeBuffer mutation is prohibited in Rails 3.1.
+
+* Added HTML5 button_tag helper.
+
+* +file_field+ automatically adds <tt>:multipart => true</tt> to the enclosing form.
* Added a convenience idiom to generate HTML5 data-* attributes in tag helpers from a :data hash of options:
@@ -215,19 +209,23 @@ tag("div", :data => {:name => 'Stephen', :city_state => %w(Chicago IL)})
Keys are dasherized. Values are JSON-encoded, except for strings and symbols.
+* +csrf_meta_tag+ is renamed to +csrf_meta_tags+ and aliases csrf_meta_tag for backwards compatibility.
+
* The old template handler API is deprecated and the new API simply requires a template handler to respond to call.
* rhtml and rxml are finally removed as template handlers.
-* Moved etag responsibility from <tt>ActionDispatch::Response</tt> to the middleware stack.
+* <tt>config.action_view.cache_template_loading</tt> is brought back which allows to decide whether templates should be cached or not.
-* Rely on <tt>Rack::Session</tt> stores API for more compatibility across the Ruby world. This is backwards incompatible since <tt>Rack::Session</tt> expects #get_session to accept four arguments and requires #destroy_session instead of simply #destroy.
+* The submit form helper does not generate an id "object_name_id" anymore.
-* file_field automatically adds :multipart => true to the enclosing form.
+* Allows <tt>FormHelper#form_for</tt> to specify the :method as a direct option instead of through the :html hash. <tt>form_for(@post, remote: true, method: :delete)</tt> instead of <tt>form_for(@post, remote: true, html: { method: :delete })</tt>
-* +csrf_meta_tag+ is renamed to +csrf_meta_tags+ and aliases csrf_meta_tag for backwards compatibility.
+* Provided JavaScriptHelper#j() as an alias for JavaScriptHelper#escape_javascript(). This supersedes the Object#j() method that the JSON gem adds within templates using the JavaScriptHelper.
-* Added <tt>Rack::Cache</tt> to the default stack.
+* Allows AM/PM format in datetime selectors.
+
+* auto_link has been removed from Rails and extracted into the "rails_autolink gem":https://github.com/tenderlove/rails_autolink
h3. Active Record
@@ -380,6 +378,8 @@ h3. Active Model
* <tt>ActiveModel::AttributeMethods</tt> allows attributes to be defined on demand.
+* Added support for selectively enabling and disabling observers.
+
h3. Active Resource
* The default format has been changed to JSON for all requests. If you want to continue to use XML you will need to set <tt>self.format = :xml</tt> in the class. For example,
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