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Friday, February 17, 2006

JRuby for Java. A Java API

Ruby is a reflective, object-oriented programming language. It combines syntax inspired by Ada and Perl with Smalltalk-like object-oriented features, and also shares some features with Python, Lisp, Dylan and CLU. Ruby is a single-pass interpreted language. A fast growing language.

The language was created by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto, who started working on Ruby on February 24, 1993 and released it to the public in 1995.

A new API is arrived as a Open-source from SourceForge.. JRuby.
• A 1.8.2 compatible Ruby interpreter written in 100% pure Java
• Most builtin Ruby classes provided
• Support for interacting with and defining java classes from within ruby
• Bean Scripting Framework (BSF) support
• Distributed under a tri-license (CPL/GPL/LGPL)

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