Microsoft's cloud platform supports Ruby on Rails
Microsoft has announced that applications created with the Ruby on Rails web framework will from now on run in the vendor's Windows Azure cloud computing platform. Redmond's measure reportedly responds to requests by many users who have apparently asked about support for the popular Ruby framework in the past few months.
A central topic for the Professional Developer Conference (PDC) in mid-November, Windows Azure supports .NET languages such as C# and other programming languages like Java, PHP and Python as well as related technologies such as Eclipse, MySQL, Apache Tomcat and now also Ruby on Rails.
- Microsoft and Eclipse form partnership for improved interoperability, a report from The H.