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Updated 2007-01-17 22:47

Summary

Terms and technologies mentioned in
http://www.javaposse.com/index.php?post_id=171709
of The Java Posse podcast.

Attend episode 100

Fans of the podcast can attend the recording of episode 100.

 

Question Answer
LocationGoogleplex, Tech Talk 42 (in Building 42)
Time6.30pm on Jan 22, 2007
Costfree
If you plan to attendlet them know through the Java Posse Google group
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Interviewees and topic

Question Answer
IntervieweesCharles Oliver Nutter, Thomas Enebo
Their employerSun
RubyPopular scripting language
JRubyruns Ruby in the JVM
Can JRuby use Java objects?yes
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JRuby

Question Answer
Does JRuby support Rails?mostly
ActiveRecordDB api used by Ruby
Rails(Ruby on Rails) web UI framework for Ruby
RakeRuby's build tool
Ruby GemsRuby packing system
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More JRuby

Question Answer
JRakeRake for JRuby
DRBDistributed Ruby (Ruby-based OO RPC)
Open classesallows adding/modifying a class' methods at runtime
Blocks and closures2 types of nameless function in Ruby
JSR 223Scripting API for the Java Platform
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See also

Java Posse - all Java Posse episodes
http://www.javaposse.com/index.php?post_id=171709