124 RR JRuby with Charlie Nutter

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    01:13 – Going Rogue Video

    01:54 – Charlie Nutter Introduction

    03:03 – Unofficial Rogue: Christian Schlensker

    03:47 – The History of JRuby

    09:25 – Who’s Using JRuby in Production?

    10:42 – JRuby Conferences

    12:22 – The JRuby Elevator Pitch(es)

    • Selling Ruby to the Java Community
    • For Rubyists: MRI & a need for specific Java libraries
    • Concurrency

    15:14 – Drawbacks of using JRuby

    • Startup Time
    • Lack of Support Directly for MRI’s C Extentions
    • POSIX Compliance
    • SIGINT

    19:42 – The Popularity of JRuby among the JVM Community

    21:01 – Interpretation

    25:10 – Updating JRuby

    • Implementing New Features
    • Encoding

    27:08 – Collaboration

    29:57 – Process for Adding New Features

    31:17 – Support for JRuby

    35:35 – Making sure gems work for all implementations

    37:10 – Getting JRuby Support

    40:46 – Java-Side Integration

    47:06 – What’s next for JRuby?

    • 1.7.5 Release

    Book Club

    Confident Ruby by Avdi Grimm! Use the discount code ROGUESCLUB for 20% off of any of the editions! Avdi will talk about the book on the show on October 16th, 2013.

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    Rogues Only: On Loyalty and Layoffs