Ruby and rails

Everytime I talk about ruby, people will mention rails also.
Though I have been also learning rails, but for ruby language itself,
does it do only web related programming?
I’m not sure, but what other fields ruby is been using widely for?


I believe it’s Turing complete so it’s safe to say it can be used for
any type of programming.

I don’t know how widely but some people use it for shell scripting.

Ruby is pretty multi-purpose. You can do graphical games and desktop
apps as well.

The Ruby on Rails web framework of course is definitely a great proof
of concept on something the language can do.

2010/11/25 Eva [email protected]:

I came across Ruby in the context of WATIR - a framework for testing web