JRuby - Connecting the worlds of
Java and Ruby
On Demand Webinar
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/.