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Why I Selected JRuby For My Ruby Project

For those working on the Ruby platform, this is an interesting time. We have Ruby 1.9 YARV, Rubinius, and JRuby as the most popular Ruby Virtual Machines available right now. Each one has its strengths and weaknesses, which have been documented already. While each benchmark comparison may show a particular VM better than another, there is another assessment that needs to be made when selecting the target VM for your next Ruby project: best fit for what your project needs to do.

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