title: New version for the gems of the Ruby-GNOME2 project
The gems of the Ruby-GNOME2 project are updated to the version 3.1.0.
Those new versions bring:
- improvements in GObject Introspection based bindings.
- improvements in Gtk3 gem
- new Gtk3 demos have been added
- bug fixes
- and more see:
= About the ruby-gnome2 project
As a reminder, and for those that didn’t know, the Ruby-GNOME2 project
is a set of bindings for the GNOME 2.x and 3.x libraries to use from
Ruby 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3.
The Ruby-GNOME2 project provides the following gems:
Since the version 3.0.0, the Ruby-GNOME2 gems are based on the
gobject-instropection whenever it is possible. The platforms supported
are Linux, Windows and OS X.
In order to install a gem (gtk3 for example) just do :
gem install gtk3
= About GTK+
GTK+ is a highly usable, feature rich toolkit for creating
graphical user interfaces which boasts cross platform
compatibility and an easy to use API. GTK+ it is written
in C, but has bindings to many other popular programming
languages such as C++, Python and C# among others. GTK+ is
licensed under the GNU LGPL 2.1 allowing development of
both free and proprietary software with GTK+ without any
license fees or royalties.
= About GNOME
The GNOME project provides two things: The GNOME desktop
environment, an intuitive and attractive desktop for
users, and the GNOME development platform, an extensive
framework for building applications that integrate into
the rest of the desktop.