On 2011-04-13, at 08:29, andrew mcelroy wrote:
I will have in released in the next week or so the beginnings of Try Ruby
It isn’t geared towards professionals, but rather beginners.
The idea is to put a repl + embedded ruby 1.9.2 interpreter into a simple to
run executable for windows mac and linux.
This is a very worthwhile project, and I think it will be extremely
I would hesitate to call it an IDE, though, as from your description it
doesn’t appear to include any kind of editor. Thus while it’s extremely
useful for experimenting with Ruby (hence the name), it’s not going to
be ideal for helping newbies learn to write programs in Ruby.
Is there any chance you might want to push this project a bit further
and include a basic editor?