Lone Star Ruby Conf 2008: What's Ruby doing in an Java IDE like NetBeans? Lots!

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks on September 18, 2008


Lone Star Ruby Conf 2008: What's Ruby doing in an Java IDE like NetBeans?  Lots!

Support for Ruby in the NetBeans IDE is growing as well as use of NetBeans among Ruby and Rails programmers. What does it bring to the table that an editor like Emacs, vi, or Textmate plus a bunch of terminal windows doesn’t? This is a lightning tour of its pluses and minuses.

Jeffrey L. Taylor
Jeffrey L. Taylor has been programming for fun for 40 years and for profit for 35 years. From humble beginnings with a mechanical computer, time in the Homebrew Computer Club and a guest appearence in the crowd scenes at the first Linux World Expo, he has built, bought, and programmed computers big and small. He currently is doing freelance writing and Ruby on Rails programming after decades of C/C++ with sidetrips through university teaching.

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