Vol 128 Issue 3 2008-10-17 Article 20711 from section "Developer's Section"

Something for Every Kind of Ruby Fan

With almost as many flavors as that famous California ice cream
brand, Ruby and its variants receive a helpful introduction in the
article by Janice J. Heiss that she entitles "NetBeans, Solaris,
GlassFish: The Ruby's Red Slippers Fit." Heiss writes that, "Although
Ruby is sometimes described as a scripting language, its supporters
characterize it as a general-purpose computer language with broad
application." Her article is a useful primer on the subject and
provides information that is helpful in understanding the article
"Develop Ruby, JRuby, and Rails Applications" from the Ruby Developer

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