Rails-6-1

Rails now serves files via proxy

Rails 6.1 has added support to ActiveStorage that serves files via proxying.

Rails 6.1 adds `if_exists` option in `remove_index` operation

Rails 6.1 adds the `if_exists` option in `remove_index` which when set to true won't raise an error if the index doesn't exist.

Rails 6.1 adds config option to control image_tag loading attribute

Rails 6.1 adds a config option to set a default value for the loading attribute of all image_tags. This is in line with the latest official HTML standard.

Rails 6.1 adds query method associated to check for the association presence

Rails 6.1 adds ActiveRecord::Relation#associated query method to check for the associated record presence

Rails 6.1 adds support for check constraints to database migrations

With Rails adding support for check constraints to database migrations, check constraints can easily now be added and removed from tables with simple migration DSL. Earlier, the only way to add check constraints to tables was through raw SQL queries.

Rails 6.1 adds support for role switching and sharding in database

Rails 6.1 has added support for switching connections for one database instead of all databases

Rails 6.1 adds support for destroying dependent associations in the background

Destroying multiple layered hierarchy of associated objects can be time consuming and might result in a server timeout error. With Rails adding support for dependent associations to be deleted in the background, this issue is addressed.

Rails 6.1 allows attribute's default to be configured but keeping its type

With Rails 6.1, we can set attribute's default value by keeping the type same

Rails support bulk insert/upsert on relation

Rails 6.1 has added support for bulk insert/upsert on relation to preserve scope values.

Rails 6.1 adds support for signed ids to Active Record

Rails 6.1 added support for signed ids which are a tamper-proof way of identifying a bearer