random dabbling roundup

I seem to be in a phase where I play with lots of new software things without creating a whole lot in any of them. Google App Engine is interesting due to the promise of getting massive distribution/scaling for ‘free’. I started trying to put together a Java application to try it out, but it […]

RailsConf – JRuby

The session I had been anticipating the most – JRuby on Rails by Charles Nutter. Charles talked a little about the history of JRuby, and what’s happening now with Sun having taken an interest. While JRuby is currently slower than C Ruby, he believes they will match the performance before too long, and they are […]