On 12 Feb., 17:47, Drew Olson <olso... / gmail.com> wrote:
> Coming from Java, let me tell you that coding the "complex stuff" in
> ruby is much nicer than coding it in Java IMO. Take the time to learn
> ruby and you will be extremely happy.
>
You're right, but I think bytecode is probably faster then interpreted-
code when it comes to performance. What have your experiences been?

Second, we've a information retrieval project written in java (lucene)
which I'd like to use and I don't think using it over a webservice is
an option...

Thanks for your replies.