Let me know if you ever make it around to Liberty or Poppy, I feel like I owe you at least a couple drinks.
If you're new to 3.1, the following resources will help you to get started:
It's just a fantastic feeling to see something that I've worked on be helpful to so many people. Thank you.
You have no idea how helpful you guys are.
Any particular reasn to only list DHH under "Authors"? (I assume the plural means more are possible...)
Perhaps a link to http://contributors.rubyonrails.org/ ?
Interestingly DHH is only #2 contrubutor overall, and number 9 this year... (by number of commits; and no, that isn't a perfect measure of contribution)
As for having to pipe "static" JS and CSS files through ERB ... I've always thought that was something best avoided by choice, unless absolutely necessary.
You can even write your own JST template class. Here's an example that adds Mustache template support: https://github.com/josh/mustache-trimmer/blob/master/lib/til...
From sprocket README. Although, I have switched to Rails 3.1 and I am not using asset pipelining at all, just sticking with jammit.
This means you will want to change your SESSION_KEY variable to expire all sessions, otherwise users that are logged in while you upgrade can get stuck until they clear their cookies. (So I postponed the upgrade to the weekend...)