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  1. mark
    Jan 30 - 7:12 pm

    Man… the DOS version beats the rest so easily…

    Haha just kidding :-)

    I still got a weak spot in my heart for DOS though.

    Anyway, that’s so long ago – go ruby, go!

  2. Rafael Rosa Fu
    Jan 30 - 7:12 pm

    Wow!!! I’ve used the DOS simulator at college, was a lot of fun but very old and ugly :) Never been so happy to see it again :) Nice job.


  3. Ronald Suwandi
    Jan 30 - 7:12 pm

    It’s awesome.. This is the first time I saw a real ruby-based desktop application. Cheers =)

  4. Martin Vielsmaier
    Jan 30 - 7:12 pm

    Looks good.

    I’m currently developing a JRuby desktop app that uses swing and I am concerned about the high memory consumption of my app. It’s about 300M with JRuby, activerecord, a mildly complex swing view and some additional libraries.
    Did you experience similar problems and did you solve them (or just told the client to get more mem? :-)

  5. Matt Fletcher
    Jan 30 - 7:12 pm


    We set the initial and max heap size to 512 mb. We have not had a problem with memory consumption going beyond this limit.

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