Forum: Ruby [ANN] Free Ruby In Steel IDE includes free Visual Studio

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Huw C. (Guest)
on 2008-10-06 14:24
Windows users may find this of interest...

SapphireSteel Software today released a free edition of Ruby In Steel,
the Ruby and Rails IDE for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.

Ruby In Steel Personal Edition (PE) 2008 provides all the tools needed
to develop and maintain Ruby or Ruby On Rails projects including syntax
sensitive customizable code coloring and code folding, coding tools such
as auto-indenting, code reformatting, bracket and keyword matching and
integrated consoles to allow users to interact with the Ruby interpreter
in docked or floating windows. Ruby In Steel PE 2008 even includes a
free copy of Visual Studio 2008!

Ruby In Steel PE 2008 is available for personal or commercial
development. It does not require registration and it does not time out.
It comes with an ‘All-in-One’ installer to allow users to install all
the software required including: Visual Studio 2008 (‘Shell edition’),
Ruby, Rails, MySQL and Ruby In Steel. Alternatively, users who already
own a commercial edition of Visual Studio 2008 may install Ruby In Steel
into that.

Ruby In Steel PE 2008 provides numerous features for Ruby and Rails
developers such as:

Code Coloring (Ruby)
 Code Coloring (ERB/RHTML)
 Code Folding (Ruby)
 Code Folding (ERB/RHTML)
 Bracket matching (move cursor)
 Bracket highlighting
 Keyword..end matching (move cursor)
 Block comment/uncomment
 Multi-level undo/redo
 Tabbed (multi-file) editing
 Split-window editing
 Auto Indent/outdent
 Smart Indenting
 Auto end-completion (e.g. auto add ‘end’ after ‘def’)
 Code Reformatting
 Project Management in the Solution Explorer
 Open command prompt in selected directory
 Dockable IRB Console
 Run in integrated interactive console
 Comprehensive PDF User Guide/Manual
 Integrated Help
 All-in-one Installer
 Color schemes/customization
 Supports Ruby 1.8.6 and 1.8.7, Rails 1, Rails 2.1

Download page:
http://www.sapphiresteel.com/Ruby-In-Steel-New-Free-Edition

best wishes
Huw C.

SapphireSteel Software
Ruby and Rails In Visual Studio
http://www.sapphiresteel.com
Ilias B. (Guest)
on 2008-10-07 18:37
Thanks!!

Cheers

Ilias
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