19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Jimmy Schementi

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 3 years ago.
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…though under a different model . Also in April, IronRuby's project leader, Jimmy Schementi, put together one of Ruby Inside's best posts and demonstrations all in one: A Walkthrough of Ruby in the Web Browser using IronRuby and Silverlight

Padrino Released: A Webapp Framework around Sinatra - Padrino is a webapp framework that adds an extra layer of functionality on top of Sinatra ( ibid ) - think form helpers, extra routing options, …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 3 years ago.
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So who's in charge of IronRuby now? Jimmy Schementi, naturally, and Miguel de Icaza, the founder of the Mono and Gnome projects and generally all round super famous open source dude.

Schementi has written about what the leadership changes and Microsoft's announcements mean in the greater scheme of IronRuby's development. In short, Microsoft is no longer directly funding the projects but isn't restricting contributions or keeping code hidden …

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By Jimmy Schementi of Jimmy Schementi almost 4 years ago.
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This post is part of the " MIX10 - Pumping Iron on the web" series:

Introduction

Web-app development with dynamic languages

Using scripting in static applications

Web-app extensibility with scripts

This past week I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at MIX10 in Las Vegas about using IronRuby and IronPython on the web. If you're a TV-person instead of a reading-person, here's a video of the talk:

As I usually do, this series of posts will be a write-up of my talk ... but first ...

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 3 years ago.
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Jimmy Schementi

Schementi left Microsoft at the end of July and is on his way to work at a NYC-based financial technology consulting firm. I'm sure most Rubyists would be quick to join me in congratulating Schementi and the rest of the IronRuby team (including John Lam, who 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 …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside 4 years ago.
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…top of . NET (and Mono), and with version 1.0, it has finally reached maturity with Jimmy Schementi calling it the "first stable version."

IronRuby 1.0 is available to download in two different forms - a . NET 4.0 Windows installer or ZIP 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, …

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By Jimmy Schementi of Ruby Inside 4 years ago.
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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.

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By grantmichaels of Ruby Inside 4 years ago.
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Windows) but this number is creeping up every week. To learn more, I caught up with developer Jimmy Schementi of Microsoft to ask some questions about the project and its workings.

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?

Jimmy Schementi

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