The JRuby implementation of the Ruby language brings many benefits to the Ruby world. Topmost is the ability to leverage the Java technology stack. Java developers can use the rapid development features of Ruby and Rails without giving up their existing code base. Conversely, Ruby programmers can leverage Ruby and Rails functionality in Java applications though Java’s scripting engine. Another feature that JRuby adds is native threading.


Java Virtual Machine Java Application Java Classis Java Technology Java Project 
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