Thanks for the tip on Groovy, I'd not come across this before, but it  
sounds good.

On 17/01/2007, at 12:58 AM, Rob Biedenharn wrote:

> Dave,
> Well, you should check out STOMP (http://stomp.codehaus.org) and  
> ActiveMQ (http://activemq.org/ particularly the JMS-to-JMS bridge  
> http://activemq.org/site/jms-to-jms-bridge.html).  (I haven't, but  
> as soon as a client needs MOM, I will be ;-)
>
> If you haven't already looked at it, Groovy (http:// 
> groovy.codehaus.org/ recently 1.0) is a big step toward Ruby-esque  
> code in an officially JCP'd Java environment (http://www.jcp.org/en/ 
> jsr/detail?id=241).  It was a presentation about Groovy in 2005  
> that prompted me to take a closer look at Ruby.
>
> -Rob
>
> P.S. Yes, you probably found these already, but I figured I could  
> save the next person a few seconds by posting them.
>
> On Jan 16, 2007, at 6:29 AM, Sharon Phillips wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the response Rob,
>>
>> Using the C library requires the MQ client be installed on the  
>> target machine, whereas the Java jars can just be dropped in with  
>> the script. We also have an enterprise worthy app (and all that  
>> implies...) and I was interested in using portions of that too.
>>
>> I'd had a look at JRuby (perhaps should have mentioned this) but  
>> was looking for other ideas.
>>
>> After having a bit more of a look (yes, Google is indeed my  
>> friend) I've decided to work with the Java code we've already  
>> developed. No Ruby (yet...)
>>
>> I work for a very large IT company developing enterprise strength  
>> apps. You've no idea how refreshing Ruby is to use compared to my  
>> normal work and I guess I'm busy trying to use it in as many  
>> places as I can - the more practice I can get, the more I learn.  
>> Wrote a nice data migration script today.
>>
>> On another note, it seems my email shows up under my wife's name.  
>> I'm Dave, she's Sharon. It's her computer, I just use it :)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
>>
>>
>>
>> On 16/01/2007, at 7:39 AM, Rob Biedenharn wrote:
>>
>>> On Jan 15, 2007, at 2:51 AM, Sharon Phillips wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> IBM make available a fairly comprehensive collection of Java  
>>>> classes for managing MQ. I'm interested in creating Ruby  
>>>> bindings (wrappers?) to these classes and was wondering if  
>>>> anyone could point me in the right direction to get started.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Dave
>>>
>>> Well, I'd say Google for a bit first...
>>>
>>> However, I suspect that you'd get better results in creating the  
>>> Ruby bindings for the C version of the MQI.  If you really need  
>>> to go through the Java classes, you might have better results  
>>> looking into JRuby (the Ruby interpreter written in Java --  
>>> Google can help here, too).
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
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>>> Rob / AgileConsultingLLC.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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