Hard Hat Area: Ruby on Rails, Iron Ruby, Light Ruby...Iron Ruby to work with Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation....if you are a developer, check out this latest offering, Ruby in the Clouds...net yet with Diamonds, but getting there...and for those working with Linux, there's the open source Moonlight project...BD
Also at the event, Microsoft officials will demonstrate IronRuby, a version of the Ruby programming language for Microsoft's .Net platform, running a Ruby on Rails application.
"Running Rails shows that we are serious when we say that we are going to create a Ruby that runs real Ruby programs. And there isn???t a more real Ruby program than Rails," said a blog entry on Friday from Microsoft's John Lam, a program manager in the Dynamic Language Runtime team, who will present at the conference.