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aaranmcguire says

kinda off topic but its interesting to see a marketplace run off ruby and not sell it. anyway good luck with the upgrade lets hope the sites not down for too long

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mudi says

It’s the underlying language runtime that the marketplaces run on. For those that didn’t know we use the Ruby on Rails framework to run the marketplaces. Ruby is the programming language/runtime, and rails is the code you add on top to build web application in.

The version of Ruby and Rails we use is starting to get really out of date and so we need to upgrade to kind of “keep up” with feature upgrades and bug-fixes and the like.

There’s a big difference between Ruby 1.8 and 1.9, so it’s a fairly complicated upgrade with the risk of introducing subtle bugs. We’ve been testing a lot in the Melbourne office, but we just thought it was risky enough to give you guys some fair warning.

Nice info for hackers :p

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RafaelOliveira says

Thx for keep us informed :)

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webarto says

@aaranmcguire, RoR is object oriented, just like PHP frameworks (at least some of them), you can count classes/modules for PHP frameworks in marketplace on fingers of one hand, not to mention Ruby.

@mudi, nothing that everyone already knows :)

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SBJEWEL says


I am ready… Thanks… :) But what is ruby 1.8.7 or ruby 1.9.2 exactly… ? Sounds like software or something…. ! :confused:
If you know js/java that not that hard to learn Ruby& Rails, fact is you can do it very easily online and get certified, upgrading to a new version is always a risky move. Any way interesting to learn Ruby& Rails which frankly companies always looking for good Ruby& Rails nerds’ you can start your way here. http://tryruby.org/levels/1/challenges/0 .

p.s.

John don’t worry your position at Envato is safe :P

Dude i have no idea about programming language… Looks like easy stuff… but i really don’t know what should i write on that page… And F.Y.I ; I have no interest about programming language right now… Thanks for trying to help… I really appreciate your help… I do… :):) But right now do not want to learn those language… Sorry… :( Thanks again… :)

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tsafi says

^No problamo Dude! :P it’s not like i point a 45 into your head and force you to learn Ruby& Rails :P

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beiker says

Thanks for the heads up.

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SBJEWEL says

^No problamo Dude! :P it’s not like i point a 45 into your head and force you to learn Ruby& Rails :P

Thanks for understanding …. ;) See you around… ;)

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tigerlabs says

Thanks for the info John.

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graphicmind says

Probably a stupid question but what does a programming language have to do with a network of websites?

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