Proudly announcing a new version of JRuby:
JRuby (http://jruby.sf.net) is a pure Java implementation of the Ruby
interpreter, being developed by a team lead by Jan Arne Petersen.
JRuby is free software released under the GNU General Public License.
JRuby is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java
class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application.
Since our latest release in May we have made lots of progress. All of
this is in our new beta release 1.6/0.5.1, available at
Note: JRuby is still BETA software. In particular, the thread support
may (will) have bad interactions with other threads when JRuby is
Changes since 1.6/0.5.0:
* Improved support for built-in classes. * Speed improvements. * Better Java-Ruby support. * Memory management improvements. * New start script. * Lots of bug fixes.
The JRuby Team