[ANN]RubyCocoa 0.4.2

RubyCocoa 0.4.2 was released!


The '.pkg' binary packages are available for Mac OS X 10.4/10.3/10.2.
All of framework, library, documents, samples and Xcode/ProjectBuilder
templates are contained in the package. These items will be installed
into the appropriate place. It is available to start of RubyCocoa
programming or use of RubyCocoa application immediately.

== Changes from 0.4.1

=== new features

  * support Cocoa Bindings (Mac OS X 10.3 or later)
  * support Core Data (Mac OS X 10.4)

=== bug fixes

  * a ruby object becomes an instance of OSX::OCObject
  * itunes_albums.rb fails with NSCharacterConversionException
  * a ruby script with sub-subclass of a Cocoa class crashes

== known problems

  Following problems are not solved at this relaese.

  * SEGV/SIGBUS occurs sometimes with ruby Thread
  * warning "NSView not correctly initialized." appears on console
    at initializing subclass of NSView (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later)
  * "irb -r 'osx/cocoa'" crashes (Mac OS X 10.4)

== What's RubyCocoa?

  RubyCocoa is a Mac OS X framework that allows Cocoa programming in
  the Object-Oriented Scripting Language Ruby.

  RubyCocoa allows writing a Cocoa application in Ruby. It allows
  creating and using a Cocoa object in a Ruby script. In Cocoa
  application, mixture of program written by both Ruby and Objective-C
  is possible.

  Some cases using RubyCocoa:

    * Exploration of a Cocoa object's feature with 'irb' interactively
    * Prototyping of a Cocoa application
    * Cocoa application that include good feature of Ruby and Objective-C
    * Wrapping Mac OS X native GUI for Ruby script


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