One seemingly-trivial-yet-recurring problem in financial software is the need for a live-updating line-chart. However, from multiple conversations with Lab49 folks, as well as from experience during my first project, I've learned that most / charting packages suck in various ways, especially if you're updating their data frequently. Seems like everyone just rolls their own line chart and tailors it to each project, but doesn't share it for some reason. …
…though under a different model . Also in April, A of Ruby in the using IronRuby and Silverlight's project leader, Jimmy Schementi, put together one of Ruby Inside's best posts and demonstrations all in one:
So who's in charge of IronRuby now? Jimmy Schementi, naturally, and de , the founder of the and projects and generally all round super famous open source dude.
Schementi has written about what the leadership changes and in the greater scheme of announcements mean 's development. In short, Microsoft is no longer directly funding the projects but isn't restricting contributions or keeping code hidden …
Now that I've moved from , started my new career at to York Lab49 , got married , and just got back from the honeymoon , my public techie life can resume. And I'm happy to resume it on a positive note.
Schementi left left in 2009 ) for making significant strides in a company and environment where the obstacles were piled high. We've wondered for years whether Windows is a first class platform for Ruby …at the end of July and is on his way to work at a NYC-based financial technology consulting firm. I'm sure most would be quick to join me in congratulating Schementi and the rest of the team (including John Lam, who
Though Frank Sinatra says it best , "I'm leaving today" isn't exactly accurate; my last day as a employee was July 23rd, 2010. This post is almost two weeks delayed as Felicia and I have been on the road since the 26th, driving cross-country to the east coast; we also decided to leave in favor of , our home state.
Both decisions were extremely difficult to make, as I will miss all the brilliant people I worked with. Just being …
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This release contains the source code to Microsoft.Scripting.AspNet.dll , located in the src directory, licensed under the Apache License ( . It will be available in … 2)
New releases and announcements from the "Iron" projects have come out over the last couple days, so I wanted to give you an overview of what's happening, point out the really cool parts, and reiterate some of the motivations.
This post is part of the "- Pumping Iron on the web" series:
Part 2.1 - web development with dynamic languages
Part 2.2 - web development with dynamic languages
Part 3 - Using scripting in static applications
Coming soon: Part 4 -extensibility with scripts
The original post was mistakenly removed, so it's been reposted with the original post date, 4/27/2010. Sorry if this …