First the Sun, then the world


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
As has been announced at various places today, Sun has made it official that they hire Charles O Nutter and Thomas Enebo to work full time on JRuby and...

ActiveRecord-JDBC 0.2.0


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Earlier today I finally released version 0.2.0 of ActiveRecord-JDBC. Since it contains fairly big changes I decided to bump the version number a bit, from...

RailsConf Europe


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
So, it has finally been decided. Me and my four colleagues will go to London for RailsConf. It feels really good, especially since the lineup with speakers...

Timeline for the next few weeks.


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
JvYAML:I have finally been able to actually get some work done on JvYAML again. The plan is to have the 0.2 release out in two weeks time. There are three...

The JRuby Tutorial #1.5: Using JIRB to check Java ...


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I was planning on this issue to be on Camping, but I realized that it would be good to show how to use IRB with JRuby to make life as a Java developer easier...

The JRuby Tutorial #2: Going Camping


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
So, for the 2nd, (actually third installment, but the JIRB one doesn't really count), I was thinking that we should take a look at a few different subjects...

The JRuby Tutorial #1: Getting started


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
This is the first installment in a series of tutorials I will write about how to use JRuby for fun and profit. I'm planning on covering a wide range of...

Byte-lexing JRuby.


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Since I begun the effort to recreate our lexer with JFlex, me, Charles and Wes Nakamura have discussed how MRI's lexer can be so much faster than JRuby...

Lexing Ruby.


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
It has become apparent that JRuby's hand coded Lexer is a liability, in the long run. The code is hard to maintain and probably suboptimal with regards...

Speed in JRuby.


almost 12 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I had really wanted my next post here to be a tutorial about how to get Camping working with ActiveRecord-JDBC and JRuby, but I managed to find two quite...