Tag: RVM

Rails, getting started without the hassle

I just changed jobs and am now a Rails developer at “tolingo.com”:http://tolingo.com, which is an online translation broker. When I started out working on my new desk, I had to setup my iMac development environment. There are tons of articles of “how to compile/install/run stuff like MySQL”:http://hivelogic.com/articles/ruby-rails-leopard, to get you started on OS X, but […]

Distinguish Ruby Runtimes with WhichRuby

Nowadays there are several decent Ruby runtimes available besides MRI ranging from alpha-versions to production-ready status. Using RVM these different interpreters become more and more interchangeable. h2. current problems Since switching between runtimes became as easy _rvm use x_ more care has to be taken to support a wide range of interpreters and versions. This […]

Ruby in Java, Java in Ruby, JRuby or Ruby Java Bridge?

Hosting (J)Rails applications on a high availability Java infrastructure with clusters, loadbalancers and all that shit stuff is great, if you already have it in place. But does running an app on the “JRE”:http://java.com/de/ make it a “JRuby”:http://jruby.org/ application by default? Do you really want to be stuck on JRuby? I really like the idea […]

Migrating to Rails 3 for Heroku Bamboo

Recently there were some interesting “updates to the Heroku infrastructure”:http://blog.heroku.com/archives/2010/3/5/public_beta_deployment_stacks/, giving the opportunity to migrate “my personal Rails 2 website”:http://www.phoet.de/ to “Rails 3 (beta)”:http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2010/2/5/rails-3-0-beta-release/. Having an app with only a single model “for caching data”:http://blog.nofail.de/2010/02/simple-db-caching-for-heroku/, there is no worry about database migration. A nice opportunity for starting out new: rvm use 1.9.1 gem install rails […]

(X)Ruby on the Mac

===================================================================== ===================================================================== _Update Aug. 2010_ The “RVM installer”:http://rvm.beginrescueend.com/rvm/install/ should be prefered over installation via gem: bash < ruby 1.8.7 (2008-08-11 patchlevel 72) [universal-darwin10.0] # update your OS X Rubygems sudo gem update --system # check Gem version gem -v => 1.3.5 # install RVM as a Gem to the defaut OS X Ruby sudo gem […]