Gravatar Image Tag: New features and bundled into a gem.

Posted on JANUARY 4TH, 2010

The Rails Gravatar Plugin has undergone a bunch of changes recently. Highlights for this 0.0.2 relase are as follows.

Gravatar Logo

  • It is now bundled into a gem hosted over on Gemcutter. (Still works as a plugin also)
  • Support for pulling Gravatars off of a secure https server was added.
  • Support for using Gravatar ratings was added.
  • Support for specifying a file extension was added.

All the old and new features and usage is well documented in the projects README.


Attribute Normalizer: Now also in ruby gem flavor

Posted on JANUARY 2ND, 2010
sudo gem install attribute_normalizer

The Attribute Normalizer rails plugin has been packaged up into a ruby gem hosted over at Gemcutter.

This release (0.1.1) also includes bug, feature, and documenation fixes.

I am looking for feedback on what I have planned for the 0.2 release of the gem/plugin.

Please take a look at the roadmap over on github and email me or drop a comment here with your feedback.

Mike D.


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