Let’s forget about that for a while. Ola Bini and the JRuby team is quickly moving forward with something I would consider a breakthrough in Rails deployment options. In fact, it could well mean a breakthrough in Rails adoption in many organizations. Continue reading
Google’s Code search is a great way to spend an evening. Indexing a hefty amount of source code reveals anger, frustration and hate. Some favourites:
Interestingly, searching for “Ruby sucks” does not return any matching documents…
If you are using RadRails when developing your Ruby in Rails applications you will be interested in increasing performance. Christian Pelczarski has an interesting instruction on how you can boost performance of the Eclipse/RadRails combo by switching to the latest Sun JVM (version 6.0) for Windows XP.
You can usually get some extra performance by setting the initial heap size and the max heapsize to the same, thus bypassing the dynamic growing/shrinking of the heap.