Archive for December, 2011

Using Notepad++ for Writing Ruby Programs in Windows

If you are writing small Ruby programs and you don’t need facilities such as debugging available in a full fledged IDE, I recommend using Notepad++ editor. Notepad++ has built in syntax highlighting for Ruby and is a light weight and fully featured code editor. Download the latest version of Notepad++ from here. I recommend download […]

Installing Ruby on Windows 7 – Ruby 1.9.x Guide

This is a step by step guide on installing and using Ruby language on Windows 7 machines. A lot of applications now use the 1.8.x branch of Ruby. However it is being deprecated and if you are starting Ruby programming, you should start with the 1.9.x branch. This tutorial covers Ruby 1.9.3, the latest production […]