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Episode #201

August 26th, 2011

An administrative Snafu combined with travel to hurricane-tormented North Carolina combined to create the late publication of this podcast. Undeterred, we bring you t...

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JavaFX + Ruby?

Oracle published an article showing a demonstration of using JavaFX from within JRuby. Seriously. But since the Ruby core libraries don't really have an opinion about a standard desktop gui, JRuby can give us several good options - including Swing, SWT, and JavaFX. Ruby has always been an opportunistic language, 'gluing' stuff together for a better solution - if you have the need, this might be an interesting option.

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