April 19, 2013: This Week at Engine Yard

Our hearts and thoughts are with Boston, Waco, and Chicago.

--Tasha Drew, Product Manager

Engineering Updates

Rails 4.0 beta1 (rails-4.0.0.beta1) is now in GA on our platform! PHP is available in Early Access on Engine Yard Cloud! Learn all about using PHP with Engine Yard Cloud.

Do you PagerDuty? We do! We find it so useful and critical to maintaining a robust on-call system that we extended it to all of our Premium Support customers. This week our Operations Manager, Jamie Bleichner, announced an even deeper integration for Engine Yard's Premium Support offering, now offering ZenDesk, NewRelic, Pingdom, Splunk, Nagios, and many other integrations out-of-the-box.

Social Calendar (Come say hi!)

Tuesday, April 23rd: Dublin, Ireland: the Mobile App Development Ireland meetup group is meeting to have an iOS development overview class. Wednesday, April 24th - Friday, April 26th: Chef Conf, San Francisco! Engine Yard is sponsoring and a bunch of us are attending! Hope to see you there.

Thursday, April 25th: Dublin, Ireland: Node.js Dublin will be meeting with two speakers, Domnic Tarr covering “Streams in Node.js,” and Richard Roger reporting on “The anatomy of an app.”

Thursday, April 25th PDX Coder Dojo: K - 12 students and their parents can play, explore, and learn about coding and building software!

Articles of Interest

An in-depth article all about php on Engine Yard Cloud, by Ireland's product manager extraordinaire Noah Slater!

Treehouse taught us how to work with iOS core and open source frameworks.