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  • The Well-Grounded Rubyist, David A. Black

    by Robert Bazinet on  May 26, 2009

    The Ruby language was first released 14 years ago and since that time as experienced great growth with thanks to Ruby frameworks such as Ruby on Rails. This book covers intricate details of the Ruby language today, including the latest Ruby 1.9.1, and gives developers a solid foundation for creating Ruby applications.

  • Talking RubyMine with JetBrains Developer Dmitry Jemerov

    by Robert Bazinet on  May 19, 2009

    One of the more interesting announcements recently coming to the Ruby community was the release of JetBrains RubyMine IDE for Ruby and Ruby on Rails applications. The Ruby community is known for not typically using an integrated development environment (IDE) such as .NET or Java developers use. Ruby developers usually stick to plain text editors such as TextMate, Vim and Emacs.

  • Gregg Pollack and the How-To of Scaling Rails

    by Robert Bazinet on  Mar 11, 2009

    Ruby on Rails has done well since its introduction a few years ago but has taken some criticism for not being able to scale. Developers know there is always a right way and a wrong way to solve any problem and scaling Ruby on Rails is no different. Learn about what is being done to address Ruby on Rails and scaling to the enterprise.

Amazing Charts In Rails

Posted by Srividya Sharma on  Jan 29, 2009

A introduction to creating Flash charts using the FusionCharts Free from Ruby, complete with a feature comparison of other charting libraries. 8

Book Excerpt and Interview: Rails for .NET Developers

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  Jan 13, 2009

Ruby on Rails has seen spectacular growth over the recent years with many PHP and Java programmers learning Ruby and Ruby on Rails to help create faster solutions to business problems. 1

Discover RailsKits and Stop Writing Redundant Code

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  Oct 07, 2008

Ruby on Rails has become a popular Ruby framework for creating web applications in recent years. An aspect of creating a web application is the need to repeatedly create the same base functionality. 2

Using Ruby Fibers for Async I/O: NeverBlock and Revactor

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Aug 28, 2008

Ruby 1.9's Fibers and non-blocking I/O are getting more attention - we talked to Mohammad A. Ali of the NeverBlock project and Tony Arcieri of the Revactor project. 1

Interview and Book Excerpt: Ola Bini, "Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects"

Posted by Scott Delap on  Mar 27, 2008

JRuby core developer Ola Bini sat down recently to talk with InfoQ. In addition to the interview, InfoQ is also proud to present an excerpt from Bini's book Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects.

Talking Rails 2.0 with David Heinemeier Hansson

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  Dec 21, 2007

The Ruby on Rails 2.0 release has been in development for almost a year and it has finally arrived. InfoQ talks to Rails creator, David Heinemeier Hansson, about this new version. 2

The MOle Plugin

Posted by Fernand Galiana on  May 05, 2007

A comprehensive intro to the MOle, a plugin that provides insight into the inner workings of Ruby on Rails in realtime, as requests come in and get processed. 3

Interview: Jérome Louvel about Restlet

Posted by Stefan Tilkov on  Apr 17, 2007

In this exclusive InfoQ interview, Jérome Louvel talks about Restlet, a Java framework for building Web applications following the REST architectural style. 3

Ruby on Rails case study:

Posted by Bruce Tate on  Mar 26, 2007

Popular author Bruce Tate reveals the technical details behind the extraordinary web 2.0 charity site, 9

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