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Install Lift Web Framework – The Series

If you are a loyal reader of this blog, you know that I am a rather new fan of Lift and Scala. I have recently move to use Lift 2.1 over Scala 2.8.0.  Unfortunately, I cannot work with Lift as much as I want. My story with Lift and Scala is fill with a lot of blank spaces where, due to my job, I have no contact with Lift coding at all. For that reason, I have created these set of Quick and dirty instructions as tutorial where I review tips, tricks to install Scala, Lift Web Framework, Simple Build Tool, Maven, and Eclipse.

The idea is to keep it updated from time to time including my new findings, and novelties as I believe it is going to change at lot in the very next future.

I have changed to JQuery in Rails

jQuery is today the best js library, prototype is a challenger.The reasons why I think this are beautifully illustrated on the following post. To use jQuery in rails install the following plugin: ruby script/plugin install http://ennerchi.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/plugins/jrails Here is a list of existing functions which are available once we replace prototype+scriptacuolous for the jquery. Hopefully, this Read more about I have changed to JQuery in Rails[…]

JRuby on Rails on SAP NetWeaver Studio

Many of you have already heard about JRuby and its Rails implementation called JRuby on Rails, for those who do not I would recommend to read the following articles: JRuby: The power of Java and Ruby This article which clearly explain the basics is about JRuby. This article from Java World gives an overview JRuby Read more about JRuby on Rails on SAP NetWeaver Studio[…]