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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.

Ruby VMs: A Comparison

Posted by Jason Seifer  on  Feb 26, 2009 3

A look at the different Ruby virtual machines (JRuby, MagLev, IronRuby, Rubinius, MacRuby) and how to choose what fits best within the enterprise.

JRuby: The Pain of Bringing an Off-Platform Dynamic Language to the JVM

Posted by Charles Nutter  on  Jan 07, 2009 3

Charles Nutter discusses bringing JRuby to the JVM, why Ruby is hard to implement, JIT compilation, precompilation, core Ruby implementation, Java library access, library challenges and future plans.

Fast Bytecodes for Funny Languages

Posted by Cliff Click  on  Dec 02, 2008

Cliff Click discusses how to optimize generated bytecode for running on the JVM. Click analyzes and reports on several JVM languages and shows several places where they could increase performance.

Mingle: Building a Rails-Based Product

Posted by Neal Ford  on  Jun 06, 2008

Neal Ford talks about Mingle, Thoughtworks Studios' project management software. Besides Mingle's features, Neal also talks about the experience of building Mingle on JRuby.

JRuby: Not Just Another JVM Language

Posted by Charles Nutter  on  Apr 18, 2008 4

Charles Nutter discusses JRuby features, the JRuby compiler, calling between Java and JRuby, Swing and JRuby, JRuby web applications, JRuby on Rails, persistence, build automation, TDD and BDD.

JRuby - Bringing Ruby to the JVM

Posted by Charles Nutter & Thomas Enebo  on  Sep 06, 2006 5

Thomas Enebo and Charles Nutter show off the current state of the JRuby project, which has come a long way under their stewardship.

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