BT

InfoQ Homepage News RubyCLR Creator to Join Microsoft

RubyCLR Creator to Join Microsoft

Bookmarks

John Lam, the creator of RubyCLR, has accepted a position at Microsoft. While he hasn't yet revealed his new duties, he has stated that he will not leave the Ruby community.

First released in January of 2006, RubyCLR is a "high performance bridge between Ruby and .NET". The current version is only available as source code and will need to be compiled using VS 2005. Currently the project's wiki site is down, so documentation is hard to come by.

With his January 2007 start date fast approaching, Mr. Lam has already started looking for people to help drive the RubyCLR project. Interested people can find his contact information on his web log.

This isn't the first time Microsoft has tapped a dynamic programming language expert. It wasn't too long ago that Jim Hugunin of IronPython fame joined Microsoft.

Rate this Article

Adoption
Style

Hello stranger!

You need to Register an InfoQ account or or login to post comments. But there's so much more behind being registered.

Get the most out of the InfoQ experience.

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Community comments

  • Congratulations

    by Kenneth Kalmer /

    Your message is awaiting moderation. Thank you for participating in the discussion.

    This is fantastic! First the guys from JRuby, and now RubyCLR. These kinds of projects will help drive Ruby's adoption as much as Rails did, if not more. It is another way to "sneak ruby into the system"... Now we need to drive Unicode adoption into the core of Ruby.

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

BT

Is your profile up-to-date? Please take a moment to review and update.

Note: If updating/changing your email, a validation request will be sent

Company name:
Company role:
Company size:
Country/Zone:
State/Province/Region:
You will be sent an email to validate the new email address. This pop-up will close itself in a few moments.