What is gem?


#1

Ruby is a language and Rails is a framework.

but what is gem?I am new for RoR. I need your help.

Thanks

Mark


#2

a gem is a way to distribute a ruby app/lib…

gem is a packageformat, that developers can choose to adopt.

gem, the executable, is a package manager, able to install/remove gem
packages, taking care of versions etc…

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#3

On 2/19/06, mark sheran removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

Ruby is a language and Rails is a framework.

but what is gem?I am new for RoR. I need your help.

It’s a package tool.

http://docs.rubygems.org/