Tag Archives: Ruby

JRubyConf

Post by Luke Bredeson

The 4th Annual JRubyConf held last week in Minneapolis was a huge success. The conference kicked off Monday by hosting Getting Started with JRuby, Intro to Neo4j, and RailsBridge workshops. This was a great way to start the conference and … Continue reading

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JRuby Conf Sponsorship

Post by Matt Bjornson

We’re very excited to sponsor JRubyConf this year.  We are big believers in fostering and growing the technology community and it’s great to have a conference like this held in Minneapolis. The other reason we are excited about sponsoring is … Continue reading

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Grails: The Clear Java Framework Winner

Post by Ben Edwards

Application Architect for ThoughtWorks, Neal Ford comments on the homebrew (or what he calls craptaculous) framework and what he thinks of Grails as it approaches 1.0: Which suggests a clear new front runner in the Java world: Grails. Because it … Continue reading

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With Power Comes Responsibility

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Last night’s panel discussion “The Language Debate” hosted by OTUG was fun. There was a lot of good discussion both during the panel and after the event. Charles Nutter, Robert Fischer, and Paul Cantrell were all great panelists. One thing … Continue reading

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Dynamic and Static Language Smackdown!

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Thursday, Thursday, THURSDAY! At the O’Shaughnessy Science Hall! See your favorite dynamic language take on the statics! Ok, actually, The Object Technology User Group is hosting a panel discussion titled “The Language Debate: Panel Discussion on Dynamic and Static Type … Continue reading

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Refactr Intrview Series: Marc Palmer

Post by Ben Edwards

This post is the first in a series of interviews of people we find interesting that we will post here on Refactr. We asked some questions of British software consultant, Marc Palmer, regarding his experiences working for Enotions Ltd. on … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Groovy/Grails Users meeting

Post by Ben Edwards

Coming off a presentation of Grails to the Ruby Users of Minnesota, Scott will be presenting again, this time on Acegi Security – a powerful, flexible security solution for enterprise software, with a particular emphasis on applications that use Spring. … Continue reading

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minnēbar is blowing up

Post by Ben Edwards

With over 300 participants and growing, I am glad we have the space to hold everyone at this year’s event. Now feeding them, that may be another story. Refactr will be representing a number of things at this year’s barcamp … Continue reading

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Grails vs Rails performance

Post by Jesse O'Neill-Oine

Graeme has taken the time to respond to some of the comments floating about in the blogosphere about the performance of Grails vs Rails. This benchmarking comes out very favorably for Grails. In nearly every case, the requests per second … Continue reading

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Ruby on Grails?

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Graeme responds to Charles Nutter’s thoughts on using the Ruby language (instead of Groovy) with the Grails framework. I think that Charles has some good points, but I agree with Graeme. With the resources available, let’s focus on continuing to … Continue reading

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