Quickly Implementing New Cross-Browser Features with Ruby and Python

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Ruby and Python in the browser provide a powerful new way to quickly prototype and launch new features without requiring users to install multiple plugins or extensions. Learn how we used these dynamic languages to create a cross-browser implementation of HTML5 video and audio tags and 3D coverflow widget. See how to use JavaScript injection to circumvent browser cross-domain limitations and how we designed for declarative customization via XAML markup. With IronPython and IronRuby’s “gestalt” library, it is now possible to develop RIA client applications on the Mac or PC without the need for an Integrated Development Environment.

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