Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java

Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java
Authors
Charles O Nutter, Thomas Enebo, Nick Sieger, Ola Bini, Ian Dees
ISBN
1934356654
Published
28 Jan 2011
Purchase online
amazon.com

Using JRuby helps experienced Java hands and Rubyists see what's on the other side of the fence--and bring the best of Ruby to the broad universe of Java environments.With JRuby, you can:Run your interpreted or compiled Ruby program in environments where the Java Virtual Machine is a requirement. Treat JRuby as a "better Ruby," with faster performance for some uses and hassle-free linkage to third-party code. Make your Java program scriptable with Ruby.

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In Using JRuby you'll venture into the wide world of open-source Ruby and Java libraries. Write Ruby on Rails web applications that run on Java servers like Tomcat. Use Java's JDBC or Hibernate to easily connect Ruby to industry-standard databases. Test your Java program using Ruby's elegant Cucumber and RSpec frameworks. Create dazzling desktop user interfaces with frameworks like Limelight and Monkeybars. Package a Rails or plain Ruby project for easy deployment to any Java environment.

JRuby lets you merge the best of several possible worlds, so you can create unique software using the best tools available. This book is your definitive guide.

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