Blogging about shoutsms

Aug 16, 2010

Upgraded ShoutSMS from Rails 2.3.8 to Rails 3 in five minutes

Today I wanted to try how easy it would be to upgrade our existing ShoutSMS (pretty small) Rails application from 2.3.8 to latest Rails 3 release candidate (currently rc3). Without taking our test suite into consideration it took around five minutes with help from the official rails_upgrade[1] plugin. This is fast, yes, but considering the size of this app and possible pitfalls I am not looking forward to upgrade our larger projects. These are the basic steps to perform Install rails_upgra...