Yuh-Jit - Optimizing JIT compiler built inside CRuby

Chris was all set to finally have his wedding ceremony, but he and his wife got COVID! They’re both feeling better, but the festivities will have to be rescheduled yet again. We’ll keep the good times rollin’ here today and we find out if the guys have done anything with Rails 7 yet. Jason tells us about using Lockbox and Symmetric Encryption, and we learn more about Ruby 3.1 and the new project from Shopify called YJIT. The guys also chat more TenderJit, “dnssd gem,” Rubyist 1.0 App, and DragonRuby. Also, Andrew makes an announcement that Ruby Radar is giving out free tickets to RubyConf 2021 so go check it out!

[00:04:42] We find out if the guys done any stuff with Rails 7 yet and Chris tells us what’s been going on with it. 

[00:09:44] Chris asks the guys if they are using an encryption library, and Jason talks about using Lockbox and Symmetric Encryption. 

[00:14:08] Chris tells us more about progressive encryption in Rails 7. 

[00:15:11] The guys chat about Ruby 3.1 and the new project from Shopify getting merged into Ruby called YJIT, which is an open source JIT compiler for CRuby.

[00:18:43] The conversation turns to TenderJIT and Jason brings up a Tweet from tenderlove about it. There is a livestream Aaron Patterson did with hexdevs that he did about it this stuff.

[00:22:23] Jason talks about using a tenderlove gem called “dnssd.” 

[00:26:40] Andrew tells us about an app called Rubyist 1.0, where you can write your own Scripts, system commands, and write your own widgets and stuff with Ruby to automatically trigger lights. 

[00:31:18] Andrew announces they are giving out free RubyConf tickets on Ruby Radar. 

[00:34:54] Chris shares some nostalgia when he was in high school learning to code and how the calculator keyboard was the worst. 

[00:37:08] The guys chat about DragonRuby, Amir Rajan who works on DragonRuby, and Matthew McKinney who made a Tetris game with DragonRuby.

Jason Charnes
Chris Oliver
Andrew Mason



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