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Ruby on Rails 3.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 with Software Collections

Bohuslav Kabrda

While Red Hat Enterprise Linux is known for its stability and flexibility, you might not think of it first when looking for the latest version of your web application framework. If you're a developer working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails, you probably want to take advantage of their new features. Sure, you can use RVM, but sometimes you just want to get supported system packages. Software Collections (often abbreviated as SCL) allows you to run more recent versions of...

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Software Collections on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Marcela Maslanova

Did you ever wish you had newer versions of the software on your Red Hat Enterprise Linux machines? You are probably not alone. Providing new versions of software in rpm is hard, because rpm supports only one version installed on your computer at a time. Multiple versions on one machine can conflict with each other or create unpredictable behaviour in applications that you might not have considered dependencies. Last year, we developed Software Collections to allow you to install newer...

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Red Hat Developer Toolset 1.1 Now Available through Developer-focused Subscriptions

Mike Guerette

Today Red Hat announces the general availability of version 1.1 of Red Hat Developer Toolset through Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscriptions. For developers, having ready access to the latest, stable development tools is key to taking advantage of open source innovation. Red Hat Developer Toolset 1.1 bridges development agility with production stability by delivering the latest stable versions of essential C and C++ development tools. By employing Red Hat Developer Toolset, organizations can significantly increase developer productivity and improve...

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Is your C++ development team missing out? Developer Toolset: newer tools on and for multiple RHEL releases

Matt Newsome

Wouldn't it be nice if your software development team could use one common set of development tools based on the latest, stable upstream versions for your Red Hat Enterprise Linux development? Think of all the extra years of open source innovation - the features, optimizations and new standards support it would allow your team to build into your products. That would be great, wouldn't it? Fortunately, this is already available to you today, and in this blog post I'll explain...

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Welcome to the Red Hat developer blog!

Mike Werner

I’m writing this first entry at about 30,000 feet on my way back from Red Hat’s North American Partner Conference in San Diego, California. It’s rather appropriate to be typing this out at that altitude, as that is the way I felt for the entire conference after having the opportunity to meet with some amazing ISV, Systems Integrator, VAR and Solution Builder partners who have been building some incredibly powerful solutions using Red Hat technologies. The consistent theme across all...

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Building great APIs, part I: The gold standard

Hugo Guerrero + 1

We outline five key elements to building APIs, including value, business model, flexibility, management, and support. and explain how to get them right.