Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects: Bringing Ruby on Rails to Java

Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects: Bringing Ruby on Rails to Java

by Ola Bini

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In this book, JRuby core developer Ola Bini covers everything you need to know to take full advantage of what JRuby has to offer. It provides complete coverage on how to use JRuby to create web applications faster and more efficiently, while continuing to take advantage of the vast power of the Java platform. The book also provides several real-world projects that illustrate the crucial specifics you need to know about the interaction of Java and Ruby. In addition, it offers helpful, practical instruction and discussion on how web applications can be deployed using a variety of popular servers such as Apache and Mongrel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590598818
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 09/26/2007
Series: Expert's Voice in Java Series
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 333
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Ola Bini is a longtime developer from Sweden who started at age 9 with Basic, on an Apple IIc; from there, he learned C, C++, Assembler, Lisp, Java, Ruby, and various other languages. He has no formal education except for a few Sun Java certifications. He has worked with system development at Karolinska Institutet since 2001 and runs his own consulting company, OLogix Consulting, in his spare time. He has contributed to various open-source projects and is one of the three core developers of the JRuby project.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Getting Started
  3. Introduction to Rails
  4. Store Administration
  5. A Database-Driven Shop
  6. Java Integration
  7. A Rails CMS
  8. Content Rendering
  9. A JRuby Enterprise Bean
  10. An EJB-Backed Rails Application
  11. Deployment
  12. Web Services with JRuby
  13. JRuby and Message-Oriented Systems
  14. The LibLib Rails Application
  15. Coda: Next Steps

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