#89 🚀 Rails Upgrade Series Update, Hacktoberfest 2023, YJIT + Rails 7.2 = ❤️

Happy Wednesday!

Here is issue #89 of our newsletter with news and the best tools for your current or future Rails projects…

1. 🔥 We have an addition to our Upgrade Rails Series. Check out the newest post Upgrading Rails 7.0 to 7.1

2. 🧹Following processes when upgrading Rails is important, but don’t forget the finishing process. You won’t be upgrade-ready when the next version comes out without the proper cleanup steps.

3. 🧑🏽‍💻 OmbuLabs Hacktoberfest 2023 was a success! Learn more about how we merged open-source contributions with our learning objectives, resulting in over 390 hours of collaboration by our best and brightest minds.


🙆🏽‍♂️ Does compliance have you scratching your head over outdated Ruby and Rails?

🛟 Roadmap to the rescue! Secure the budget for your upgrade now and start the year with one less thing to worry about.


4. 🧠 What is the most memory-efficient Ruby JIT? According to this MPLR 2023 paper, it's YJIT. This Rails at Scale article goes into detail of the strategy taken to evaluate YJIT’s performance in a production context and how it compares to other existing JITs.

5. 👂🏼Speaking of YJIT, Check out this important Rails PR: Enable YJIT by default if running Ruby 3.3+

6. 🛒 Black Friday is almost here, so don't forget to take advantage of deals to expand your skill set. One shopping recommendation from a team member was the Pragmatic Bookshelf Black Friday Sale.

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Best,

The FastRuby.io Team

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