Archive for May, 2005

Interesting Initial Comparison: Ruby vs. Java

I finally decided to take a look at Ruby on Rails yesterday. It looks incredibly slick, with most of the benefits appearing to stem from the dynamic nature of Ruby itself, as well as a focus by the developer(s) on simplicity. Compare a Ruby on Rails beginner tutorial with it’s Java/Spring equivalent:

Spring
Ruby on Rails

All I can say is.. Wow. You be the judge. (Keep in mind that Spring is a lightweight java framework)

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Managing Product Development

Via Jeff Atwood, go check out the Managing Product Development blog. In particular, the Schedule Games series of posts is interesting. Consider me subscribed (my first new subscription in over 2 weeks!).