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.
Thomas Enebo has been a practitioner of Java for over a decade and he is the co-lead of the JRuby project. Thomas has also been happily using Ruby since 2001. In addition to working on JRuby, Tom is interested in improving the state of alternative languages on the Java Virtual Machine. Tom is employed working on JRuby full time at Engine Yard.
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