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IronRuby and ASP.Net MVC

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It looks like John Lam and company are making some really good progress with commit 111 on IronRuby.

Along side IronRuby, the ASP.Net MVC team is developing the MVC framework rapidly with multiple releases in the last 6 months.

As these two ventures mature, I believe some really great projects will emerge. One project that has unified the Ruby/Rails community is RubyGems.  I strongly believe that we need a similar package manager. There has been some talk of this kind of project, but I haven’t seen anything significant yet.

The best of what comes out of these projects will not necessarily be the ability to run Ruby on Rails or imitate it, although running it will be a great milestone. The real action will be from idiomatic home-grown projects.

Written by Chris Sutton

May 23, 2008 at 1:54 pm

Posted in Technology, Thoughts

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