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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (Clojure & JRuby)

Posted by Allen Rohner  on  Aug 16, 2012 1

Allen Rohner discusses the benefits and the problems of mixing Clojure and JRuby running them in the same process, making some recommendations at the end.

Platform Choices on Windows Azure (It’s not just ASP.NET and SQL Server)

Posted by Mark Rendle  on  Jul 31, 2012

Mark Rendle introduces the basic services offered by Windows Azure along with examples of various platform choices that can be used: RavenDB, ASP.NET MVC, Node.js + Express, MongoDB, Sinatra, etc.

Embedding Ruby and RubyGems Over RedBridge

Posted by Yoko Harada  on  Mar 28, 2012

Yoko Harada introduces RedBridge, aka JRuby Embed, a Java API for calling JRuby code that is treated as regular Java objects, explaining its relation to JSR223 and demoing how to use it.

DataMapper on Infinispan: Clustered NoSQL

Posted by Lance Ball  on  Nov 28, 2011 1

Lance Ball presents DataMapper, a Ruby ORM library, along with Infinispan, Hibernate Search, Lucene, all running on JBoss AS7 and accessed through TorqueBox, a JRuby application server.

JRuby: Apples and Oranges

Posted by Thomas Enebo  on  Feb 09, 2011

Thomas Enebo explains the basics of JRuby, showing what’s different from Java, how Java and JRuby interact with each other, and some examples demonstrating the usefulness of a complementary language.

Towards a Universal VM

Posted by Alex Buckley  on  Jun 04, 2010

Alex Buckley presents some of the challenges for JVM to become a universal VM, serving the needs of Java and non-Java languages, static and dynamic languages, and an ever growing number of features.

Basking in the Limelight

Posted by Micah Martin  on  Mar 28, 2010 1

Micah Martin introduces Limelight, a JRuby GUI library that uses the theater metaphor for writing GUIs. The talk introduces basic concepts, how to style GUIs, and much more.

JRuby: You've Got Java in my Ruby

Posted by Tom Enebo  on  Feb 11, 2010 3

Tom Enebo explains reasons for choosing JRuby: Hotspot optimizations, JVM Garbage Collectors, tools like profilers. Also: how JRuby helps to write cleaner, more expressive code with Java libraries.

JRuby, Duby, and Surinx: Building a Better Ruby

Posted by Charles Nutter  on  Dec 10, 2009

Charles Nutter discusses JRuby, invokedynamic, JRuby performance, Duby, Duby syntax, future Duby plans, Surinx, the motivation for making Duby and Surinx, and how Duby and Surinx are helping JRuby.

Three Years of Real-World Ruby

Posted by Martin Fowler  on  Jul 12, 2009 12

Martin Fowler talks about ThoughtWorks's experience with using Ruby on client projects for the past three years.

JRuby: Power on the JVM

Posted by Ola Bini  on  Apr 17, 2009

In this presentation from QCon London, Ola Bini shows how JRuby is implemented, how it's optimized and what it can be and what it is used for.

Evolving the Java Platform

Posted by Ola Bini  on  Mar 23, 2009 1

Ola Bini talks about the current status of the JVM regarding languages running on top of it and the need to evolve in order to support dynamic languages.

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