Forum: Ruby please, help to start... for a desktop application...

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07652f694568a8d96adb14f72f63774b?d=identicon&s=25 Wslt Wslt (wslt)
on 2008-12-13 15:18
Hello everybody,

I would really like to start the best way. I studied some Java in the
past but when I met ruby I really loved it, and now I should like to
learn and do well.

Could you help me suggesting your favorite way for a desktop
application? I would be happy to hear from you...

Let me tell you about the application I would need...

It's a desktop application for management which...
- should be a "window" application for data-insert, and for producing
and managing documentation starting based on those data
- client/server
- producing (and viewing) pdf (maybe doc/odt) reports which should be
saved locally and uploaded via ftp
- installable as compiled on windows (and may be in the future on
- hem, it would released as proprietary code...
- should be "protected" with activation code (this is very important)
and/or periodic check through a connection to a server

I know that proprietary code is not very adherent to ruby philosophy...
but I hope that new applications could anyway help the spreading of the
language... Maybe that different technologies could be considered for a
proprietary code, but I really like ruby...

I hope my questions are asked in the right manner and communicate the
right feeling, English is not my original language...

Thank you very much

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