Image_science 1.2.0 Released

image_science version 1.2.0 has been released!

ImageScience is a clean and happy Ruby library that generates
thumbnails – and kicks the living crap out of RMagick. Oh, and it
doesn’t leak memory like a sieve. :slight_smile:

For more information including build steps, see


1.2.0 / 2009-06-23

  • 7 minor enhancements:

    • Moved quick_thumb to bin/image_science_thumb and properly added.
    • Added -s (square) flag to bin/image_science_thumb
    • Added autorotating on image load. (choonkeat)
    • Added ruby_inline to clean globs
    • Added with_image_from_memory. (sumbach)
    • Switched to minitest.
    • Updated rakefile for now hoe capabilities.
  • 3 bug fixes:

    • Check and convert to 24 BPP if save type is jpg. Caused by 32bpp png
      to jpg.
    • Fixed 1.9isms
    • Fixed BMP support. Tweaked whitespace.

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 8:49 PM, Ryan D.
[email protected]wrote:

  • Added with_image_from_memory. (sumbach)

Yay, the one glaring omission from the API has been resolved.