The Rails 2.2 release contains a number of big features that are going to be commented on endlessly, especially thread safety, internationalization, and ETag support. Going through the various release notes and what’s new documents, I found a lot of smaller features that I’m looking forward to using in future projects, or would have made past projects easier, or are just cool in a framework-geek kind of way.
The concat method no longer needs a block binding
This may be the most subtle change I’ve ever been this excited about. Let’s go back to the bad old days — last week — and say that you wanted to write a block helper method like this:Read more »