makes it easy to add social networking features to your existing web
applications or community sites (running on Java, PHP or Ruby) and turn
it into an OpenSocial
container. It comes with a comprehensive and
highly scalable implementation of social graph, integrates seamlessly
with existing identity and authentication mechanism, make it easy to
plug into existing...
JRuby 1.1.2 is now released - download
The highlights are:
Startup time drastically reduced
YAML symbol parsing >100x faster
Performance, threading, and stack depth improvements for
Fixed several nested backref problems
Fixed bad data race (JRUBY-2483)
Gazillions of bigdecimal issues fixed
95 issues resolved since JRuby 1.1.1
Getting started is really simple, just...
Redmine is a flexible project management web application
written using Ruby on
Rails framework. The feature list
is pretty comprehensive from the usual suspects like multiple projects,
role-based control, forums/wikis/SCM for each project to enterprise
level features such as LDAP-authentication and multiple languages. It
is cross-platform and cross-database and deploys very nicely on GlassFish...
is a sponsor of Enterprise
2.0 Conference (Jul 9-12, 2008, Boston).
The conference has regular tutorials,
and general sessions, multiple
tracks and pavilion
(even a free
pavilion pass). They also have Launch Pad
that allow companies developing new social networking products to
compete for the chance to present them in front of the largest audience
announced the embedability
of GlassFish v3 - this is really cool! Now you can run
GlassFish inside an existing JVM, without the need to start it
externally. The API javadocs are available here.
This blog explains how to host a Servlet using these APIs and write a
simple Maven test to invoke the Servlet - all within the same VM.
The blog creates a Maven project using NetBeans but Maven...
Shin and Brian
Leonard are starting a new free online course
of "Ruby, JRuby and Rails Application Development
(with Passion!)". The course is taken online and
will start from Jul 15, 2008.
The objective of this course are "This
course will go through briefly the basics of Ruby (and JRuby)
programming language first. The rest of the course will be
devoted to learning Rails...
One of the main advantages of using JRuby-on-Rails instead of
Ruby-on-Rails is to harness the power of Java libraries available in
the Java platform. The Java 2D
API is a set of classes for advanced 2D graphics and imaging,
and provides extensive support for image compositing and alpha channel
images, a set of classes to provide accurate color space definition and
conversion, and a rich set of...
have changed the landscape of Ruby,
JRuby and Rails development
and deployment. Code completion, debugging, similar development and
deployment environment and many other features (NetBeans, GlassFish)
together make it a compelling offering.
Leonard and Charles
Nutter are fielding questions on Ruby/JRuby/Rails
#WS6 showed how to configure GlassFish in Eclipse IDE. With GlassFish
v3 TP2, the plug-in is also updated. Here are snapshots
showing how easy it is to install GlassFish in Eclipse. The snapshots
follow the steps outlined in screencast
IDE for Java EE Developers and install. Check the version ...
... add a new server (in order to install GlassFish...
packaging and dispatching of Rails application on Java Application
Servers is going through third iteration based what is used for
packaging and dispatching:
Goldspike + RailsServlet: The first iteration was
WAR-packaging of Rails app as defined by Goldspike
plugin (nee Rails-integration) and using RailsServlet (part
of Goldspike) for dispatching.
Warbler + RailsServlet: The...