Thanks to the new ApplicationPool and Spawner architecture in Phusion Passenger 4, we're now able to support JRuby with ease. Because a lot of code has been moved into C++, we no longer need the Ruby implementation to support Unix features. We only needed an hour to add support for JRuby.
Phusion Passenger vs J2EE
With Phusion Passenger…
Lance Ball presented " Sleep Better with TorqueBox" [ slides ], an introduction to the 7 application server. He quickly pointed out that you don't need to know to use it, and that no instrumentation is required for apps. In fact, the server supports any application and provides scheduled jobs, robust background processing, long-running daemons, caching, messaging, web sockets, and clustering.
At RailsConf 2012, Lance Ball spoke about TorqueBox, a popular Ruby application server built onand that provides asynchronous messaging, scheduled jobs, long-running processes, caching, and more.
Thesit down with Ruby old-hand and all round nice guy Jim Weirich to talk about the 'SOLID' principles of object oriented design.
The Changelog Interviews Laurent Sansonetti about …
It looks like the TorqueBox project released version 2.0.2 Check Out the announcement. It smooths out some bugs and adds support for 1.7.
Welcome to April 2012's bumper pick'n'mix of Ruby Weekly .and news and releases, fresh from the pages of
Highlights include:'s new Ruby implementation, MobiRuby ( Ruby for iOS), Passenger 3.0.12, Ruby 1.9.3-p194, TorqueBox 2.0, 2.0, and 's .
A small version bump for Ruby 1.9.3 which includes a security fix for(and therefore an updated …
…language and increasingly the best choice for rapid application development. Add to that platforms like Torquebox and the excellent Ruby community, and it's easy to see why JRuby should be in every Java developer's toolbox.
What Will I Learn?
What is JRuby?
What the experts say
Downloading and Setting-up JRuby
Getting your hands wet
JRuby allows Ruby programs to use Java classes
TorqueBox v2.0.0.beta1 Released - beta of the next version of TorqueBox, a / application server for rack applications like and .
about:about - at least has an about page to list about pages. I didn't know that.
Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS - Interesting looking ebook, with free and paid versions.
Knyle - A gem and specification for writing machine-parseable Sheets documentation. …
…FAQ : [ TorqueBox] attempts to go beyond providing web-centric services (supporting , , , etc), to also expose other enterprise-grade services to applications. One of the niceties of TorqueBox's full-stack solution is integrated messaging and asynchronous tasks. Backgrounding is as simple as creating a task class in app/tasks/email_task.rb : class EmailTask < TorqueBox::Messaging::Task def send_hello(payload) …. According to the
…mainstream TorqueBox . TorqueBox uses jruby-rack to deploy apps, but goes far beyond that, providing Ruby and plugins for the EE subsystem, scheduled jobs, web services, and a whole lot more. It's the most complete " Ruby for " option available, and we recommend it to all or EE users looking to explore Ruby (or anyone who wants the excellent services it provides out of the box). Finally, John Woodell …: