Archive for the 'Ruby Tools' Category

Distributing your Ruby program as a standalone executable (exe)

Since ruby is an interpreted language, whenever you want to release your program you need to release the source code. Also your program users must install Ruby virtual machine before they can run your program. Is there a way to distribute ruby program as a standalone executable? Erik Veenstra has created a nifty tool called […]

Top 5 Ruby projects you must check out

Ruby invasion into the programming world has been swift in the last few months. Obviously one of the reasons was the elegance of the language. But more importantly ruby popularity is driven by tools written on it. It is an open secret that much of the credit goes to Ruby on Rails Web application framework […]

Ruby IDE – Ruby development tools for Eclipse

RDT is an open source IDE for Ruby implemented as an eclipse plugin. So if you are familiar with eclipse platform, this is the best way to start Ruby development. RDT is written in Java along with some Ruby scripts to interface with Ruby code being written. This tools is far from perfect. It features […]

RubyUnit – A simple testing framework for Ruby

RubyUnit is a simple Ruby testing framework developed by Masaki Suketa. Like Junit, RubyUnit requires your test cases to extend from RUNIT::TestCase. The license under which it is release is same as that of Ruby. You can download RubyUnit from here. Following is a sample RubyUnit test case code,