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Episode #79 - May 25, 2010

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Three new versions of Ruby on Rails in just as many days! Also, Spira, running Vim in IRB, the Rails 3 router, and a new Ruby VM shootout on this episode of Ruby5.

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Ruby VM Shootout Jump to Story

With the recent release of Rubinius 1.0 and JRuby 1.5, Mitko Kostov decided to run through Antonio Cangiano’s ruby-benchmark suite. His results - although performed against contrived examples - show that Rubinius is the fastest overall of the group, followed by Ruby 1.9.2, JRuby 1.5, and Ruby 1.8.7, respectively.

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