Join us in the virtual world of Second Life and learn about JRuby!
Charles O. Nutter of JRuby fame will tell us what JRuby is all about.
JRuby is an 100% pure-Java implementation of the Ruby programming
The Rubyists of Second Life hold regular meetings at the
Rubyists of Second Life HQ (courtesy of Joi Ito), Kula 3, coordinates
211, 21) on
the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6:00 PM SL time ( prevailing
Pacific time )
More SL / RoSL info and links:
Second Life http://secondlife.com
About Second Life: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Life
RoSL Web S.: http://rosl.iandb.net/
Forum: http://forums.secondcitizen.com/ ( look
Group Forums )
Imageboard: http://jeschan.ath.cx:6528/jeschan/ ( /rosl/
RoSL SLurl: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Kula%203/198/211/21/
So how do I attend the RoSL meeting?
( email [email protected] if you need help getting to the meeting )
0 - If you’ve never used SL before, allow at least an hour before the
meeting to get setup
1 - verify your equipment meets the SL system requirements
Warning - there is a large ( > 20 MB ) client download involved, SL
not browser based.
2 - create an SL account and an avatar. Basic membership is currently
3 - learn how to operate in SL by taking the guided tutorial at
4 - once established in SL, click Search, then Groups. Enter “ruby” as
You will then see “Rubyists of Second Life” in the list, click on
5 - “Teleport” to the meeting area. The easiest way is to use the SLurl
When logged into SL:
o open the SLurl link page in your browser, it will show a
o click Teleport Now, causing the Map to open in the SL client,
at RoSL HQ.
o click your heels twice, then hit the Map’s Teleport button.
Alternatively, on the day of the meeting, inside SL: o hit the Search button o choose the Events tab o change the Category pick-list to "Discussion" o click Search in the Search dialog, you should then see an entry
Rubyists of SL
o click on the Rubyists of SL entry, more detail will appear.
o click your heels twice, then hit the Teleport button
See you there!