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Ruby is the effort to recreate the Ruby interpreter in Java. JRuby is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. The package includes a Ruby 1.6.7 compatible interpreter (not all builtin classes are supported yet), support for scripting Java classes and interfaces in JRuby, and Bean Scripting Framework (BSF) support.


Download version 0.8.1 (beta)
released on 11 April 2005

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey13 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Jason Voegele Contributor
Paul Butcher Contributor
Robert Yokota Contributor
Jan Arne Petersen Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=35413&atid=413912
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/jruby-devel
Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/jruby-users
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=35413

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build JDK 1.4
Required to build Apache Ant (http://jakarta.apache.org/ant/

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 May 2005.


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