Today’s NetNewsWire tab sweep:
DataMapper - Competition for ActiveRecord - Not available at the moment, cached on the Googles.
Looks like a nice alternative to ActiveRecord, especially for standalone environments without Rails. Being able to put queries, especially simpler ones, in Ruby code is quite appealing.
The Great Ruby Shoot-Out
Antonio Cangiano compared the current Ruby implementations. JRuby, Ruby 1.9 and Rubinius look awesome, at least by the numbers.
Google Chart API
Now that’s a really useful API. Put in your data via HTTP request and get back chart images. Awesome.
A TextMate plugin to integrate Subversion, taking the integration further than the Subversion bundle.
grep in Ruby, ignores .svn and CVS directories. Accepts regular expression in Ruby syntax, and can execute Ruby code on the results.
The Evolution of Java