Working towards 0.9


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
These last days I've been focusing on fixing issues with RubyGems and Rails, so that JRuby 0.9 will be a really great release. It already is, of course...

Java Charsets


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Today I've spent some time pounding java.lang.String to give me a byte array I can use as a data format. This seems harder than I thought it should be....

A YAML dumper in Java


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Today I've begun work on porting the RbYAML dumper to Java. The work will be done in three separate layers: the emitter, the serializer and the representer...

JvYAML, RbYAML and JRuby


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
There has been much activity on several points these last weeks, but the guiding light has been on getting JRuby as good as possible. JRuby 0.9 will arrive...

A few hours with Emacs


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Today I've spent some hours upgrading Emacs to version 22, and getting various stuff to work. It was an interesting experience, and I've found lots of neat...

My London Schedule


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Tomorrow evening (Wednesday), me and my colleagues will land in London for RailsConfEU. It will be a hectic time but I'm counting on many interesting presentations...

London arrival


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
My London arrival yesterday was really abysmal. Our flight was two hours late and when we finally arrived at our hotel (Russell Hotel: never live there...

RailsConfEU, part 1


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
About ten minutes ago, Kathy Sierra finished her part of the plenary session for RailsConf. She was preceded by DHH and they talked for about an hour each...

RailsConfEU, part2


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
After watching the Rails speaks C-session, I went to lunch. Got back to see the session on Capistrano. Sadly, it wast most about the new features and not...

RailsConf EU, part 3


over 11 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Drat. I missed _why's keynote speech. Oh well, I hear they recorded everything in the congress hall, so now I'm just waiting for a podcast of it. What I...