JRuby: Not Just Another JVM Language
Apr 18, 2008
In this presentation from QCon San Francisco 2007, Charles Nutter discusses the Ruby and JRuby featureset, the JRuby compiler, calling Java from JRuby and vice versa, programming Swing with JRuby, JRuby web applications, JRuby on Rails, persistence, build automation, Test-Driven Development and Behaviour-Driven Development.
Ruby and the Art of Domain Specific Languages
Feb 22, 2008
Rich Kilmer explains Domain Specific Languages and how they help working with domain experts. The presentation includes an overview of styles of external and internal DSLs in Ruby and explains implicit and explicit styles, complete with advantages and trade-offs of either approach. The presentation is rounded off with a look at imperative and declarative styles of DSLs.
Ruby on Rails case study: ChangingThePresent.org
Mar 26, 2007
Bruce Tate, author and CTO of ChangingThePresent.org gives a glimpse inside the day to day operations of ChangeThePresent.org with a broad overview of how his team works, the technology trusted for production environments, tools, and most important Rails frameworks.
Agile Asset Management with Ruby DSLs
May 22, 2006
Ruby makes it easy to craft Domain-Specific-Languages with Ruby syntax. This article is a story about the benefits derived from implementing a Ruby DSL for a PLANET ARGON development project.