This week in Rails: Turbolinks 5, Rails 5.0.0.beta3 and more!

Posted by gregmolnar, February 26, 2016 @ 12:00 am in News

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Hello, this is Greg bringing you the latest news about the Rails framework!

This week’s Rails contributors

This week 51 great developer helped to move Rails forward! Want to be one of them? Look at the issues list and make a contribution!

Rails 5.0.0.beta3 has been released

Rails 5 is getting closer to the release candidate. The new beta brings many improvements and fixes.

New Stuff

This commit made Rails compatible with Turbolinks 5 and master uses the beta release of Turbolinks 5 now.

rake test now respects TESTOPTS

With this change, we can now pass options to minitest via the TESTOPTS environment variable.

Fixed

Fixed primary key uniqueness issue

This commit reverted some earlier changes which caused an issue with the uniqueness validation of a primary key field, when the primary key field is called something other than id.

Fixed CSRF issue with button_to tag

There was an issue with the CSRF token generated when button_to was called with the delete method, but it is all fixed now!

Improved

Improved Action Cable reconnection reliability

This pull request improved the Action Cable reconnections by treating closing state as closed and by calling ActionCable.ConnectionMonitor#connected() on the client side upon successful connection. It also introduced client side logging to make debugging easier.

Wrapping Up

That’s all for This week in Rails. As always, there are plenty of things we’re not able to cover here, so take a look at the changes yourself.

Until next time!