...Stu Halloway, author of the newly released "Rails for Java
Developers"(*), will be speaking on Streamlined.  Directions, times, and
more are here:

http://novarug.org/

This should be a good one as Stu is quite a Java guru (he wrote the
excellent Java<->COM bridge 'Jawin') and it'll be neat to hear his
thoughts on Ruby.

Yours,

Tom
(*) http://pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/fr_r4j