…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 …
This post is part of the "- Pumping Iron on the web" series:
development with dynamic languages
Using scripting in static applications
Web-app extensibility with scripts
As I usually do, this series of posts will be a write-up of my talk ... but first ...
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
…top of . NET (and), and with version 1.0, it has finally reached maturity with Jimmy Schementi calling it the "first stable version."
download in two different forms - a . NET 4.0 installer or file, and a . NET 2.0 SP1 Windows installer or ZIP file. The . NET 4.0 version has faster startup times and is more feature complete (in terms of . NET integration) but the . NET 2.0 SP1 version will run on the Mono cross-platform, …1.0 is available to
With Microsoft's IronRuby and Silverlight, Ruby can become a first-class citizen in the browser on Windows, Linux and OS X.. think <script type="text/ruby"> - yes, it's possible! This walkthrough will get you started with using Ruby in the browser for HTML and vector-graphics-based applications. IronRuby enables Web developers to use Ruby to write client-side browser applications and even reuse code between the server and the client.
grantmichaels: There are ~150 native extension gems for Ruby, some of which are prolific and often depended upon by other gems. Does your Ruby implementation support FFI (foreign function interface) at present, and/or how much of a priority is running native extension gems going forward?