Tag Archives: ruby

Once More, This Time With Clojure

If you happened to read my post from the other day entitled My New “Top Artists Last 7 Days” Widget, you know that I went through three iterations of getting it going. The final solution, written in Ruby worked well. Until … Continue reading

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Grails Podcast Mentions My Closure Post

Like other bloggers with an ego, I have Google Alerts set up to let me know when someone mentions me or my blog anywhere that Google knows about. I got an alert yesterday letting me know that I’d been mentioned … Continue reading

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Why I Love Closures

I’ve been a big fan of closures for years. I was first introduced to them in Smalltalk, where they were just called blocks. Ruby has them and also calls them blocks. Java does not have them, though there are proposals … Continue reading

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I’m Digging Java Again

I first started doing Java back in 1995. That’s quite a long time ago. Once I got going, I wrote Java code every single day, for thirteen years. I co-authored a Java book, gave talks on Java and was an … Continue reading

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Ruby + MySQL + Windows = SUCCESS! (Finally)

If you do a Google for “ruby mysql windows” you will find, among other things, lots of people trying to use Ruby to access MySQL on a Windows system. I’ve been trying for some time, and have finally gotten things … Continue reading

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I Am Bushed…

Today is Day Three of RubyConf2004 and I’m tired. This has been a good conference. Lots of stuff to think about and play with. Lots of code flying around and lots of laptops all in one room. I was up … Continue reading

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AtlRUG: Second Meeting

The second meeting of the Atlanta Ruby User Group will be next Tuesday, April 27 at 7:00PM. We will continue with my introduction to Ruby presentation and discuss what others have been working on since the last meeting. I also … Continue reading

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