I have a ruby (1.8.7) program that takes a config file and uses
I run the program from the command line, but I want to give the app to a
friend and I don’t think they will be able to use the command line
successfully, or edit the config file manually.
I imagine a simple GUI would suffice as a control panel to edit the
file and launch the program.
Is there a process for creating an installable ruby app that has a GUI
the Mac? My install would need to include all the necessary gems to run
I’m interested more in packaging really. I don’t want to use MacRuby.
pure ruby, on a mac, but I can’t ask the user to install any gems. A
solution would be to provide a link to a shell script that launched a
sinatra app and then did ‘open localhost:3000/myapp’, but I don’t think
would be the best way to do this.
I know Xcode can create GUI front ends for terminal applications. This
book discusses it…