(Video here: http://confreaks.com/videos/5014-RubyConf2014-6-reasons-jubilee-could-be-a-rubyist-s-new-best-friend or https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FFR0G89WXI8)
Rubyconf 2014 talk on Jubilee, a Vert.x module that runs rack apps.
Beyond Rails while using Rails
Rails can't do everything I want and <fill> makes me want to cry
Well no need to switch languages/platforms, Jubilee could be your new best friend.
Jubilee, a rack server on top of Vert.x gives you
* Easy Websockets support
* Shared Memory
* Access to the JVM ecosystem
* Ability to reuse your existing Ruby knowledge and gems
"Say Hello to your new friend" - Al Pacino