Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI

RubyFoo


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I spent this Friday and Saturday in London at the RubyFoo conference, organized by Trifork. RubyFoo is a small pre-conference to the larger JAOO conference...

A new parser for Ioke


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Last week I finally bit the bullet and rewrote the Ioke parser. I’m pretty happy about the end result actually, but it does involve moving away from Antlr...

ThoughtWorks Seminar and Tutorial in Stockholm


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
September 29th, ThoughtWorks will hold a day of seminars and a tutorial in Stockholm, Sweden. The seminars are free. I will talk about alternative languages...

Tutorial at JAOO about JRuby testing


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Just thought I’d mention it here - I’m at JAOO this year and will give a tutorial about testing Java with JRuby. I will be a great tutorial and I hope...

Upcoming talks


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
There hasn’t been much interesting happening this summer, but the fall is shaping up to be pretty busy. I will be talking at several different conferences...

Charles, Tom and Nick to EngineYard - and the future of JRuby


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Most people have already heard the news that Charles, Tom and Nick are going to Engine Yard to work on JRuby. I’ve been asked for my opinion by a few...

Porting Syck - A story of C, parser generators and general ugliness


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
As mentioned earlier, a few weeks back I decided to port Syck to Java, for the sake of JRuby. I will detail some interesting experiences in this blog post...

New JRuby YAML support with Yecht


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
A while back I finally got fed up with all our minor YAML incompatibilities. As I’ve been in charge of the YAML support in JRuby for most of the time...

New Hpricot for JRuby


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
One of the annoying things for JRuby have been lack of recent support for Hpricot. Hopefully that will all be in the past now, or at least in a few days...

Re2j - a small lexer generator for Java


almost 9 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
There is a tool called re2c. It’s pretty neat. Basically it allows you to intersperse a regular expression based grammar in comments inside of C code...