Benefit of using JRuby-on-Rails: Using Java 2D power within Rails
By arungupta on May 18, 2008
One of the main advantages of using JRuby-on-Rails instead of Ruby-on-Rails is to harness the power of Java libraries available in the Java platform. The Java 2D API is a set of classes for advanced 2D graphics and imaging, and provides extensive support for image compositing and alpha channel images, a set of classes to provide accurate color space definition and conversion, and a rich set of display-oriented imaging operators.
Jennifer published a new blog showing image-filtering effect (negative, grayscale, brigthen, sharpen). Read the complete entry.
A more comprehensive tutorial for JRuby-on-Rails on GlassFish v3 TP2 (also Jennifer's work) is available here.
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