Radiant 0.8.0 - Asterism Release

Posted by Sean Cribbs on Sunday, June 14, 2009 | |

Radiant 0.8.0 “Asterism” features a brand new and more compliant caching
mechanism based on Rack::Cache, and numerous bugfixes and small enhancements.
Also included are:

Many thanks to our contributors and committers for their contributions.

Installation

To install use the gem command (with ‘sudo’ as necessary):

$ gem install radiant
Upgrading an existing project/site

1. Change the RADIANT_GEM_VERSION constant in config/environment.rb to “0.8.0” or remove it altogether.

2. Update the Radiant assets in your project:

rake radiant:update

3. Copy your customizations back into config/environment.rb, if necessary.

4. Migrate the database:

rake production db:migrate

5. Restart the server

Creating a new project/site

1. Invoke the radiant command with your desired database driver:

$ radiant -d sqlite3 my_project

2. Bootstrap the database:

$ cd my_project
$ rake db:bootstrap

3. Startup the server and try it out!

$ script/server