02 Jun '12, 3am

Headius: Return of Ruboto!:

Headius: Return of Ruboto!:

It's been a while since I was able to work on JRuby's Android support, but tonight I managed to finally circle back. And I've got something much more impressive working today: a real IRB application! (And yes, this works just fine on the phone too) It turned out to be incredibly easy to get this working. I'm not using any stinking plugin because they all seemed to just get in my way. So I generated a dummy application using the "android" tool, dropped the jruby jar in "libs", wrote up a quick interactive console, built and signed it, and that's all there was to it. JRuby turns out to work very well for this sort of thing because we have an interpreter, so we can parse and execute code dynamically. Hooray for interpreted support! I had to tweak a couple things to work around shortcomings in Android: I had to edit the dx tool to allow up to a 1024M heap, since JRuby's jar ha...

Full article: http://blog.headius.com/2009/08/return-of-ruboto.html

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The Pentagon’s Return to the Philippines

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defensetech.org 01 Jun '12, 6pm

That’s right, the U.S. is considering some sort of basing arrangement in the Philippenes, a country that wants Amercia’s h...