I’m in a Java shop that uses scripts when we need something done
fast. My CTO is a PHP guy, but I’ve been nudging us towards using
Ruby for the last 6 months. Recently I needed a script that parsed
some xml and put the data in the MySql database, and I knocked it out
in Ruby. It worked great on my box, but in production we didn’t have
all the mysql pieces installed to use the mysql from ruby. After
struggling for a day and a half, I just rewrote it in PHP.
However, I would like to be able to write it in Ruby and deploy it as
a Java application. If not for this instance, then certainly the next
This script used
- dbi for mysql
How do I find out if the libraries I need are available in JRuby?
What is a good way to package my JRuby application?
What kinds of things should I be on the lookout for?
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