Gishu Pillai wrote:
Can Ruby talk with any of the MS Tech? I didn’t
bring the pickaxe book to office today.
I was planning to do an internal web app using
ruby on rails. However this app has to talk with
Starteam (a Borland product). I don’t know if they
have a ruby API exposed (chances are slim!) but they
have a COM interface.
Can I call it via Ruby code?
Yes. The library’s called WIN32OLE.
There’s some info on the RubyGarden wiki here:
In particular, if you’re familiar with scripting Excel with VBA, you’ll
probably find the ScriptingExcel page enlightening.
Here’s an online version of the API doco (not that complete or useful):
Also if this is gonna make me tear my hair out, please
let me know that too…
I haven’t torn my hair out; it’s pretty straightforward.