24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Torquebox

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog over 1 year ago.
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J2EE app servers such as JBoss, Tomcat, GlassFish and TorqueBox; as well as the recently developed Puma, which is almost pure Ruby.

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…

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By Matthew Bass of Matthew Bass over 1 year ago.
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Lance Ball presented " Sleep Better with TorqueBox" [ slides ], an introduction to the Java-based JBoss 7 application server. He quickly pointed out that you don't need to know Java to use it, and that no instrumentation is required for Rails apps. In fact, the server supports any Rack-based application and provides scheduled jobs, robust background processing, long-running daemons, caching, messaging, web sockets, and clustering.

Lightning talks …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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At RailsConf 2012, Lance Ball spoke about TorqueBox, a popular Ruby application server built on JRuby and JBoss AS7 that provides asynchronous messaging, scheduled jobs, long-running processes, caching, and more.

The Ruby Rogues Discuss SOLID with Jim Weirich

The Rogues sit 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 …

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On RubyFlow - Search for jruby almost 2 years ago.
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It looks like the TorqueBox project released version 2.0.2 Check Out the announcement. It smooths out some bugs and adds support for JRuby 1.7.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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Welcome to April 2012's bumper pick'n'mix of Ruby and Rails news and releases, fresh from the pages of Ruby Weekly .

Highlights include: Matz's new Ruby implementation, MobiRuby ( Ruby for iOS), Passenger 3.0.12, Ruby 1.9.3-p194, TorqueBox 2.0, Adhearsion 2.0, and Dr Nic's App Scrolls.

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Ruby 1.9.3-p194 Released

A small version bump for Ruby 1.9.3 which includes a security fix for RubyGems (and therefore an updated …

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By Satish Talim of RubyLearning Blog 2 years ago.
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…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?

Why JRuby?

Killer app

What the experts say

Downloading and Setting-up JRuby

Getting your hands wet

JRuby allows Ruby programs to use Java classes

jruby01a.rb - JVM properties

jruby01.rb …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 2 years ago.
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TorqueBox v2.0.0.beta1 Released - First beta of the next version of TorqueBox, a JBoss/ JRuby application server for rack applications like Rails and Sinatra.

about:about - Firefox 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 Style Sheets - A gem and specification for writing machine-parseable CSS documentation. …

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On RubyFlow - Search for jruby almost 3 years ago.
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The TorqueBox team just released TorqueBox 1.0.0 . TorqueBox is a true application server for ruby apps, based on JBossAS and JRuby.

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JBoss application server. According to the FAQ : [ TorqueBox] attempts to go beyond providing web-centric services (supporting Rails, Rack, Sinatra, etc), to also expose other enterprise-grade services to Ruby 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) …

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…mainstream Java application server: TorqueBox . TorqueBox uses jruby-rack to deploy JRuby apps, but goes far beyond that, providing Ruby APIs and plugins for the EE subsystem, scheduled jobs, web services, and a whole lot more. It's the most complete " Ruby for JavaEE" option available, and we recommend it to all JBoss or EE users looking to explore Ruby (or anyone who wants the excellent services it provides out of the box). Finally, John Woodell …

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