Refinery 2.0 makes a number of very important updates to the project. Chief amongst these, Refinery now supports Rails 3.2 and the asset pipeline, and is now mountable as a Rails engine. You can see a list of the most notable changes in the change log.
It's been just under three years since David Jones changed Refinery CMS from being a closed source project...
Brian Kierstead has created a membership engine for Refinery CMS. He describes it as "very simple but serves as a good start." It allows assigning roles to pages and users. The user must have the same role assigned as the page in order to see it.
Next, Brian wants to add a members' list and a proper 403 page.
The Rails 3 final gem has just come out yesterday and I would like to announce that Refinery CMS 0.9.8 officially supports it! This makes Refinery CMS the first popular Rails CMS to support Rails 3. Woohoo!
Rails 3 Support
Alex Coles (myabc) did a lot of the ground work to get Refinery up and running on Rails 3. His efforts were picked up on Refinery CMS Day where the community got together to see just how far we could get in 24 hours.
The transition to Rails 3 has been interesting. It...