[LRUG] Presentations for July meeting

Robert McKinnon rob_m_mckinnon at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 28 23:43:14 PDT 2006

Murray, how about doing a 10 min presentation on YAJB at the July
meeting? I for one would like to hear more about Java from Ruby access.


--- Murray Steele <murray.steele at gmail.com> wrote:

> I seem to remember that at the lat meeting at least one person seemed
> non-horrified at the prospect of integrating Java and ruby.  I'm sure
> I could waffle for 5-10 mins on the subject if anyone wanted to hear
> me.
> It'd be about using YAJB (http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/yajb/) as
> when I needed to do something JRuby was just prior to that "One more
> big sprint to the get-rails-running-on-it-finish-line" and I
> dismissed it out of hand for appearing to be less good.  Also JRuby
> gives you Ruby scripting inside Java
> (as compared to YAJB which is access to Java from Ruby) and in my
> newly fitted rubyist hat I deemed that to be A Bad Thing.
> Anyway, anyone care?
> On 22/06/06, Robert McKinnon <rob_m_mckinnon at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Our next presentation-based meeting is on Monday, July 10 (sticking
> to
> > second Monday in the month). We don't yet have an agenda for it.
> >
> > Based on discussion at the last meeting we'll aim to have 2-3
> shorter
> > presentations. Suggested topics (that we're not restricted) to
> include:
> > Domain Specific Languages - or better yet a DSL example, RubyQuiz
> > examples, Microformats with Ruby, ActiveRecord e.g.
> > http://www.notsostupid.com/files/2006/finding_rails.pdf .
> >
> > Does anybody want to volunteer to present on something? You don't
> need
> > to be an expert, and it doesn't need to be a long talk. Quirky,
> > pointless, fun stuff is welcome along with more serious topics.
> >
> > cheers,
> > Rob
> >
> > PS: I'll be abroad for the next week and a half so maybe James or
> Tiest
> > can email Wendy if we get an agenda organized.

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