Fernando Perez wrote:
For those who might not be aware, rjb is a killer gem for using java
classes inside your rails app (or any ruby code). Check it out at:
I was able to successfully use it in one of my apps that required some
code that is only available in java. And it's much nicer than having to
compile a java app, then shell out using backticks, get back the return
value from the java app, split the strings, etc.
Last update to rjb was in this month, so the gem seems to be well
maintained by its author
Been using this for a couple months for access to iText. Works great.