Ruby Weekly News: 08/14/2002
A summary of activity on the ruby-talk mailing list, brought to you
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Dan Debertin has released Radiuslib. Radiuslib is a complete
protocol and utility library for using the RADIUS protocol and
for administering RADIUS servers. Get Radiuslib().
Alpha release of Ruby Windows installer
Andrew Hunt has announced that an alpha release of the Ruby
Windows installer is available for the brave. Get Ruby Windows
Daniel Berger has announced a new version of Sys::ProcTable.
This is a C extension for the unix ‘ps’ command on unix
systems. Get Sys::ProcTable().
JRuby beta 1.6/0.5.1
The JRuby team have announced a new beta release. JRuby is a
pure implementation of the Ruby interpreter. Get JRuby().
Ruby ViM updates
Gavin Sinclair has updated the Vim ftplugin and indent files
for Ruby. Get ViM updates(). Also, you can get the latest
ruby ViM syntax file produced by Doug Kearns from here().
The mysterious “why the lucky stiff” has released a new version
of Ruby YAML bindings. Get Ruby YAML() bindings.
David Naseby submitted code for a FXCalendar class. Check it
out, the code is the body of his post.
Tom Sawyer has let loss his personal collection of assorted
tools. Get TomsLib().
DBC in Ruby
Ken Hilton has asked if anyone has attempted to implement
design by contract primitives in Ruby. Justin Johnson responded
saying that he would definately be implementing DBC in his
version of Ruby. Matz requested more discussion on this topic
as it may be considered for the future.