27 Apr '13, 7pm

@jaredholdcroft it's too long for some people but I stand by it being quite comprehensive and it links to stuff

Servers and web servers : the web is here to stay but the argument that all applications are going to be in Javascript on the client is not valid. A variety of hybrid client-server architectures will continue to be the norm. We need software that enables application authors to build a suitable solution to their particular problems rather than trying to stuff their apps into someone else’s solution with layers of wrapping. Concurrency : multi-core is here to stay but it is not only functional programming that is suitable for high-concurrency applications. Graphical user interface : the web browser is also here to stay but it is not the last word in applications. There are many cases where GUI apps are the best option and Ruby needs a mature library or set of libraries to build these apps on any major platform. I know some of these libraries exist, but they seem to be collec...

Full article: http://rubini.us/2011/02/25/why-use-rubinius/

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