As the headline says there is a new upgrade to Ruby's favourite partner Rails. The key improvement is more speed but there are subtle changes in technology that are worth knowing about.
Other new features and modifications include
HTTP streaming response support has been added. This feature allows you to stream templates to the user before processing has actually finished.
ActiveModel::SecurePassword to encapsulate simple password usage with BCrypt encryption and salting.
- The default format has been changed to JSON for all requests but you can still use XML if you want to.
Rails 3.1.0 Release Notes
The asset pipeline
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