JRuby - Connecting the worlds of
Java and Ruby

On Demand Webinar

presented by:

Are you a Java developer?  Have you heard about JRuby?  JRuby is a 100% Java implementation of the Ruby programming language and it enables Java developers to use the full scripting and functional capabilities of Ruby on Rails.  

This Webinar will give you a taste of what Ruby, Rails and JRuby can do to make your life easier as a Java developer.

 Specifically the session includes:

  • An introduction to the Ruby language: Learn how Ruby can make you more productive and write more readable and maintainable code
  • An introduction to Rails: Learn how it speeds up web development
  • An introduction to JRuby: Learn how to integrate existing Java code with just a few of lines of Ruby and how to use JRuby to extend existing Java applications with Ruby on Rails

Nick Sieger, JRuby Developer

Nick Sieger is an engineer at Engine Yard, working on JRuby and leading the effort to make the Java Virtual Machine a robust yet easy-to-use deployment platform for Rails and Ruby web applications. He created and co-maintains the JDBC adapter for ActiveRecord that JRuby on Rails uses for database connectivity, as well as the Warbler tool and JRuby-Rack library for dealing with Java application server deployment. He maintains a blog on Ruby and JRuby-related topics at http://blog.nicksieger.com/.