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Does Visual Studio support Ruby?

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by simpleonlinetest, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. simpleonlinetest

    simpleonlinetest Regular Member

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    Being that Ruby is object oriented programming....does Ruby have it's own GUI to work with or can you code with Ruby in Visual Studio? If Ruby has it's own software to code with what is the name of that software?
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. voyevoda

    voyevoda Regular Member Premium Member

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    Ruby has its own interpreter. See: http://ruby-lang.org

    Most people who write Ruby do so using Textmate on a Mac. 
     
  3. mline

    mline Newbie

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    I don't know a ton about Ruby but I know that, at least in the 2010 release of .net (and in 2008), 'IronRuby' is supported by .net.

    You can find IronRuby and instructions here: http://ironruby.net/documentation/rails
     
  4. radi2k

    radi2k Junior Member

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    why dont you use a simple editor like notepad or notepad++? an ide isnt needed though.

    but i can recommend netbeans and eclipse!
     
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    spite42o Junior Member

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    IronRuby will handle ruby development with .net but i found it was pretty terrible.

    Netbeans Eclipse and RubyMine are ide's for windows...

    but you're going to have a terrible time figuring out ruby/rails on a windows box, its just not ment to be...


    the best environment for ruby development is a mac. TextMate + Terminal + FireFox

    you can also use linux but the text editors are pretty grotesque and ide's are overrated ;)