Monthly Archive:: November 2007

Give Ruby.NET 0.9 some love

A few days ago Microsoft announced the final release of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5. As expected, .NET developers were impatiently awaiting such a major release, which introduces countless improvements and new features within the IDE, the framework and the compilers for the two main languages, C# 3.0 and Visual Basic 9. It

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Guide to setting up the IBM Ruby and Python drivers for DB2 on Linux (32 or 64 bit)

  This article is obsolete. Please refer to the following articles for up do date instructions: Ruby/Rails and DB2 | Python/Django and DB2. Thank you! IBM provides the community with, among others, Ruby and Python open source drivers for DB2 (more exactly IBM databases). Ruby has a gem that packages the Rails adapter for

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Installing DB2 9.5 on Ubuntu 7.10

The official IBM site now has DB2 Express-C 9.5 available for download. Like its previous versions it’s entirely free, so why don’t you give it a try? When running db2setup, after extracting the archive you downloaded, you may be disappointed to see that on Ubuntu 7.10 the setup program gives you the following error

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