Ringo, Less.js, Rejex

2010-06-25 00:00:00 +0100 by Alex R. Young


There was a lot of talk about Ringo this week
thanks to RingoJS vs

by George Moschovitis. Ringo used to be known as Helma NG, which is an
evolution of Helma's original platform which has been around for a long

Ringo is a CommonJS implementation based on Rhino.


Less.js by Alexis Sellier is LESS running on browser or server-side JavaScript. It makes CSS a little bit easier to work with by adding
variables, mixins, nested rules, and operations. It's easy to learn and
may find more popularity now it can be run in a browser.


Rejex by Oliver Nightingale is a marvelous little tool for experimenting with regular expressions. It's open source
and implemented with jQuery and a tiny bit of Ruby.