ara.t.howard wrote:
> 
> On Oct 28, 2007, at 12:45 AM, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
> 
>> What more would folks like to know about?
> 
> thing which impressed me most at your excellent mtn. west rubyconf talk 
> was the little swing demo: the ability to quickly (or more quickly) 
> write cross platform desktop applications is quite interesting.  perhaps 
> i'm not the only one to consider that a fully ajaxified, or even single 
> page, desktop app offers little more, in some respects, than a java 
> application that connects to a central db.
> 
> so i'm primarily interested is seeing how we can use jruby to open up 
> new markets to ruby like desktop applications, running jruby in the 
> browser, etc. maybe jruby can bring back the applet!
> 

Ara, if you're at RubyConf this weekend, ask me about Monkeybars.

We at Rising Tide are doing interesting work with JRuby & Swing.


> it is very exciting and i personally wouldn't mind seeing more of it on 
> ruby-talk
> 


Agreed



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