IronRuby scripting in Windows Store apps


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On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Tomas M.
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IronPython doesnt build yet for Win8 profile, there is quite a bit of work to be
done to make it work. If anyone is interested in making IronPython work or
improving IronRuby let me know.

I’m interested (as you know) and I’m already neck-deep in IronPython’s
codegen, so I’ll probably be tackling this next. I think they may be
related anyway.

FRom looking at the API reference, there’s no way to generate Types at
runtime in Metro apps, right? Does IronRuby have a way to inherit
from a .NET type in that case? IIRC that was one thing WP7 could not
support.

  • Jeff

That’s correct, new types can’t be generated at runtime and hence it is
not possible to inherit from an arbitrary CLR type.

Tomas

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