In this presentation, Charles Nutter discusses JRuby, invokedynamic, JRuby performance, Duby, the motivation behind creating Duby, Duby syntax, future plans for Duby, Surinx, the motivation behind creating Surinx, and how Duby and Surinx are helping JRuby.
Charles Oliver Nutter is a JRuby developer and JVM advocate, working to further language development on the Java platform. Charles has also experimented with designs for other Ruby-like languages that scratch itches standard Ruby does not. Charles blogs at blog.headius.com.
The 2009 JVM Language Summit is an open technical collaboration among language designers, compiler writers, tool builders, runtime engineers, and VM architects. The talks inform the audience, in detail, about the state of the art of language design and implementation on the JVM, and the present and future capabilities of the JVM itself.