Forum: Ruby rubyscript2exe on OS X

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D2bff075522befb15313dab85f3a671b?d=identicon&s=25 Kevin Walzer (Guest)
on 2007-06-14 03:41
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Anyone using rubsyscript2exe on Mac OS X to generate standard Mac
application bundles, or at the very least a standalone archive that can
be deployed in an application bundle?
Ab14c50a93717a5bfd342496317975c4?d=identicon&s=25 Arie Kusuma Atmaja (Guest)
on 2007-06-14 10:43
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Kevin Walzer wrote:
> Anyone using rubsyscript2exe on Mac OS X to generate standard Mac
> application bundles, or at the very least a standalone archive that can
> be deployed in an application bundle?

try use platypus http://sveinbjorn.org/platypus
D2bff075522befb15313dab85f3a671b?d=identicon&s=25 Kevin Walzer (Guest)
on 2007-06-14 17:25
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Arie Kusuma Atmaja wrote:
> Kevin Walzer wrote:
>> Anyone using rubsyscript2exe on Mac OS X to generate standard Mac
>> application bundles, or at the very least a standalone archive that
>> can be deployed in an application bundle?
>
> try use platypus http://sveinbjorn.org/platypus
>
Any examples of Ruby-Tk applications that are deployed in this fashion?
Ce8b03e5750097942c58e12b46724312?d=identicon&s=25 Giles Bowkett (Guest)
on 2007-06-14 23:15
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> > try use platypus http://sveinbjorn.org/platypus
> >
> Any examples of Ruby-Tk applications that are deployed in this fashion?

From what I've heard, you may get better results with RubyCocoa:

http://www.rubycocoa.com/

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1c0cd550766a3ee3e4a9c495926e4603?d=identicon&s=25 John Joyce (Guest)
on 2007-06-15 00:05
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On Jun 14, 2007, at 4:14 PM, Giles Bowkett wrote:

>> > try use platypus http://sveinbjorn.org/platypus
>> >
>> Any examples of Ruby-Tk applications that are deployed in this
>> fashion?
>
> From what I've heard, you may get better results with RubyCocoa:
>
Depends what you want to do.
Platypus is for pretty much just skinning a script with a GUI, but
RubyCocoa is an actual bridge that allows you to write code that
accesses the Cocoa framework directly using Ruby rather than
Objective-C.
RubyCocoa will require a lot more knowledge of Cocoa and even
Objective-C than would Platypus.
Ce8b03e5750097942c58e12b46724312?d=identicon&s=25 Giles Bowkett (Guest)
on 2007-06-15 03:16
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> RubyCocoa will require a lot more knowledge of Cocoa and even
> Objective-C than would Platypus.

My bad. Platypus looks cool.

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