State of Ruby VMs: Ruby Renaissance – igvita.com

November 28, 2009

Ruby is commonly associated with the frameworks (Rails, RSpec, and many others) that it enabled, but it is much more then that. The same ideology and design principles that popularized the language at the start are also the reason why it is being currently ported to a variety of alternative platforms: JVM, Objective-C, Smalltalk VM and Microsoft’s DLR. Technical details aside, few will disagree that Matz’s focus on “how we feel while programming” and the objective of “making the programmer happy” has resonated with the larger community.

Need to dig into MacRuby

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