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JRuby on Rails with Nine Lives: Running a JRuby on Rails Application on Tomcat

  • July 31, 2007
  • By Dominic Da Silva
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Figure 27: Deleting an existing guitar

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Figure 28: Deletion of existing guitar successful


In this article, you used JRuby to create a simple CRUD-based Rails application to manage a list of guitars (similar to the one in my "Skip the CRUD" article) and you successfully ran it on the Java-based Tomcat application server. This demonstrated JRuby's improved support for Rails applications by using database access via JDBC and the ability to run Rails applications on a Java application server!


About the Author

Dominic Da Silva (http://www.dominicdasilva.com/) is the President of SilvaSoft, Inc., a software consulting company specializing in Java- and Ruby-based web and web services development. He has worked with Java since the year 2000 and is a Linux user from the 1.0 days. He is also Sun Certified for the Java 2 platform. Born on the beautiful Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago, he now makes his home in sunny Orlando, Florida.

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