Krengeltech joins IBM with xmlservice Ruby gem

The Krengeltech Litmis Team and IBM recently partnered to jointly maintain the xmlservice Ruby gem.  We will be hosting the code and documentation on our Litmis Bitbucket account and are beyond excited!  Benefits for the IBM i community will be huge. Does this mean we “own” the xmlservice gem?  No.  We are only stewards.  We are expecting and […]

RubyGems in your Development Toolbox

In part 2 of our series, we learned about the Ruby community and introduced RubyGems. Now we get to dive further into the many benefits available within gems for developers! Note sure what RubyGems is?  For review, here is the Wikipedia definition: RubyGems is a package manager for the Ruby programming language that provides a standard […]

The Community Ruby Brings to IBM i

When PowerRuby was first introduced in October of 2013, I penned the following quote for the announcement: There’s something special going on with Ruby and Rails.  Never before has there been such coordinated community efforts to efficiently produce reusable code (aka gems) in such open and social fashions. Coding is fun again. We want to […]