JRuby

I am familiar with Ruby on Rails. I think that is the best Framework for Web Development. Yesterday I installed JRuby. That is the Ruby language implemented in Java. It is pretty good. Here is the Homepage:

http://www.jruby.org

On the Download Page there is a bundle for Mac OS X, too.

http://www.jruby.org/download

The installation worked pretty smooth. After the installation you can use in the command line like that:

jruby -S --version

You can install the rails framework like that.

jruby -S gem install rails

and create a new project like that

jruby -S rails new blog

It works pretty good. And with JRuby you can directly access Java classes. You can import JAR files and take advantage of the whole Java world.

Published by Robert Reiz

CEO @ VersionEye. Passionated software developer since 1998.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: