[ANN] Ruby In Steel 1.1.5 - Rails extras/ VS2008 beta

Ruby In Steel 1.1.5

SapphireSteel Software has today released Ruby In Steel Developer 1.1.5.
The biggest single upgrade to the software since the release of version
1.0 in January 2007, the new edition has hugely improved analytical code
completion (IntelliSense) for Rails, the ability to debug both ‘pure
Ruby’ code files and ‘embedded Ruby’ (in RHTML templates) using the
ultra-fast Cylon debugger, with full ‘drill-down’ capabilities to look
inside arrays, hashes and complex objects; plus numerous editing and
debugging enhancements throughout the system. The first public beta of
Ruby In Steel For Visual Studio 2008 has also been released.

Ruby In Steel 1.1.5 is a free upgrade to registered users. There are
also a 30-day evaluation versions of both the shipping version of the
software (for VS2005) and the beta version (for VS2008). Download from:
http://www.sapphiresteel.com/Steel-Download-and-Change-Log

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Major New Features

  • Greatly improved Rails IntelliSense
  • Tabbed (Common/All) code completion lists show members of a specific
    class or of the entire class hierarchy
  • Optionally omit ancestor classes from code completion
  • Optionally provide IntelliSense while debugging
  • Docked Rails Console
  • Docked IRB Console
  • Docked Script Console
  • Docked context-sensitive RDOC window
  • ERb (RHTML) auto-expand and auto-surround Snippets with ‘edit points’
  • Collapsible user-defined Regions (in addition to the existing
    syntax-sensitive code-folding)
  • ‘Virtual Space’ editing support
  • Choose Debug/Run Ruby targets (interpreters/compilers) to switch
    between interpreters/compilers
  • Ruby Connector .NET component (connect VB, C# etc. to Ruby) or design
    visual front-ends with the VS form designer
  • Optional keyword…end completion
  • Optional auto-format code after ‘end’
  • Quick navigate between Controller/View in Rails
  • Debug into embedded Ruby (RHTML)

More details here:
http://www.sapphiresteel.com/Ruby-In-Steel-Developer-Overview

Ruby In Steel is integrated at the deepest level into Microsoft’s Visual
Studio (i.e. it is not a ‘plug-in’). Minimum Requirements: Visual Studio
2005 Standard Edition or above; Windows XP (service pack 2) or Vista.
Support for Visual Studio 2008 is available for beta versions of VS
2008. Full support will be provided when the final version of VS 2008 is
released.

Best wishes
Huw C.
(Technology Director)
SapphireSteel Software
Ruby and Rails Development for Visual Studio
http://www.sapphiresteel.com

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