"To fully leverage JRuby, you must be able to move freely between the Java and Ruby domains. In writing the JRuby Cookbook, we had in mind a reader with some understanding of both languages," note Edelson and Liu. "The purpose of the recipes in this book is not to educate you on some preexisting Java or Ruby capability, but instead to explain how to use JRuby within the context of, or as an enhancement to, these existing capabilities."
Using numerous reusable code samples, the JRuby Cookbook shows you how to:
The JRuby interpreter combines Ruby's simplicity and ease of use with Java's extensive libraries and technologies, a potent blend that opens new possibilities for Ruby, Rails, and Java. This Cookbook helps you take full advantage of JRuby's potential.
"The JRuby Cookbook is an excellent book for any polyglot who is trying to bridge the gap between Java and Ruby. It provides solutions to specific problems developers face in both their development and testing environments, along with the applications they're building."
- Bob McWhirter, Research & Prototyping, Red Hat Middleware
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Justin Edelson is the Vice President of Platform Engineering for MTV Networks. He was the co-author (with Brett McLaughlin) of Java & XML, 3rd Edition, published in December 2006.
Henry Liu is currently a Senior Software Developer at MTV Networks. He maintains an Open Source Ruby project for collaborative filtering named slopeone and is an active member of the New York City Ruby Users Group.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see the catalog page for JRuby Cookbook.
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