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3 items tagged “jruby”


Dynamic languages on Google App Engine—an overview. Ola Bini’s notes on exploring the new Java support for App Engine with the aim of getting JVM dynamic languages such as JRuby running. Restrictions include a complete lack of threads (which will make it hard to get Scala up and running), but JRuby trunk now works without modification. # 8th April 2009, 2:08 pm


Promise and Peril for Alternative Ruby Impls. Charles Nutter’s detailed and opinionated overview of the state of twelve different Ruby implementations (six of which are covered in detail). # 27th April 2008, 2:18 pm


Java SE 6 Released. “Script engines” (like JavaScript, Jython and JRuby) become a first class citizen. # 12th December 2006, 8:48 am