Monthly Archive:: February 2007

Ruby Implementations Shootout: Ruby vs Yarv vs JRuby vs Gardens Point Ruby .NET vs Rubinius vs Cardinal

A newer shooutout is available. Many brilliant developers are working on improving the current implementation of Ruby and on creating alternatives. I was curious about their current respective speeds, so I installed and ran some benchmarks for the most popular implementations. In this article, I’m sharing the results for the community

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Acts As Suggest plugin

When searching for the word “honnolullu”, Google will promptly suggest “Did you mean: honolulu”. This feature is quite useful because it drastically improves usability. The lack of this exact function makes Wikipedia a pain in the neck as far as searching goes. So much so that I, and I suspect most

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