I am extremely pleased to announce the first release of Ribs.
Ribs is a library for JRuby, that allows you to persist Ruby objects
using Hibernate. Some time ago I wrote about ActiveHibernate. I have now
decided to implement this myself, and the result is the Ribs project.
The first release is quite minimal in scope. You can define and work
with models that have primitive values only - there is no support for
associations. You can find, create, update and delete model objects. All
of this uses Hibernate and JDBC.
To get started, you just define that an object is to be a Ribs model:
Once that’s done, you can start working with it.
Of course, this is just the beginning. I have a quite long list of
things I’d like to have in the project, but I felt the need to release
quickly and often to be more important than to implement everything
This release is not really for production usage, but I would appreciate
if people tried it out and came with suggestions. The current planned
features can be found in the PLAN file, in the git repository.
More documentation can be found here:
You can download the gem at:
The git repository is at: git://github.com/olabini/ribs.git.
Ribs will soon be available in the regular gem repositories - as soon as
my Rubyforge project has been approved.
The project is released under the MIT license.
“Yields falsehood when quined” yields falsehood when quined.
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