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  • Meet the Goliath of Ruby Application Servers

    by Robert Bazinet on  Mar 21, 2011 1

    PostRank Labs released an open source version of their Ruby web server framework powering PostRank. Goliath, is an asynchronous server designed for speed, leveraging key features of Ruby 1.9+. Goliath creates fast web and data services not unlike node.js but sticking with what Ruby developers know..Ruby. Discover how easy it can be to create manageable server-side services with Ruby.

  • The State of JRuby: 1.5, AOT, Java 7

    by Werner Schuster on  Jun 02, 2010

    InfoQ caught up with Charles Nutter to talk about the state of JRuby: the 1.5 release, Ahead of Time compilation, and what's coming up in 1.6 and with features in Java 7.

  • Ruby in Practice with Jeremy McAnally

    by Robert Bazinet Matthew Bass on  Jun 03, 2009

    InfoQ's Rob Bazinet and Matthew Bass had the opportunity to talk with Jeremy McAnally, about the book he co-authored with Assaf Arkin, Ruby in Practice. The book is not for the beginner looking to simply learn Ruby but for the Rubyist seeking more detailed guidance on specific topics.

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, David A. Black

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  May 26, 2009

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

Posted 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.

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

Book Excerpt and Interview: FXRuby: Create Lean and Mean GUIs with Ruby

Posted by Werner Schuster on  May 19, 2008

"FXRuby: Create Lean and Mean GUIs with Ruby" is a new book about the FXRuby GUI library. InfoQ talked to the book's author Lyle Johnson. Also: an InfoQ-exclusive sample chapter from the book. 1