Forum: Ruby Integration using ruby

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B6271bd0ca403b92da88f2048da62c6d?d=identicon&s=25 Jeetendra Kukreja (jeetendra)
on 2006-03-30 08:54
Hi,

I need to find out how I could use Ruby to integrate existing
applications so that I could for example .. automate certain procedures.

I am relatively new to the language. As a part of exploring new
technologies my group at college is looking at Ruby. I have never used a
scripting language before. We are using Programming Ruby as our
reference, but I thought of doing something not in the book. I am also
now learning COM and I know that it isn't the simplest way to get things
done.

I have looked around for material on this topic, however I failed to
find, so far, anything that I could understand wihtout really knowing
the language well.
Efde28ac939e169f8ebb5a8a2b48a83d?d=identicon&s=25 unknown (Guest)
on 2006-03-30 16:31
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automate certain procedures=?

in windows you have to use win32 ole:
http://phrogz.net/ProgrammingRuby/win32.html

Some specialized stuff:

for web automations (client-side):http://wtr.rubyforge.org/
web automation server-side: selenium

win interface automation: autoit
http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?AutoIt_For_Windows

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E055e58f939e78351414a19c795c3061?d=identicon&s=25 Jan Topinski (Guest)
on 2006-03-30 16:56
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There is beta of Enterprise Integration with Ruby in PDF for you at
http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/fr_eir/.

jan
Fe57662c550fb3cce44c398ddf2dd706?d=identicon&s=25 itsme213 (Guest)
on 2006-03-30 16:56
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If it is integration and automation of desktop applications you should
look
at win32ole. For browser automation in windows see Watir.

For more server-side integration
http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/fr_eir/

Hth.

"jeetendra kukreja" <jeetendrakukreja@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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F5e913e74387bb2e1d00826994802021?d=identicon&s=25 unknown (Guest)
on 2006-04-01 00:54
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You can also try SWExplorerAutomation (SWEA)
(http://www.webunittesting.com). You can very easily create API
(Service) for a Web application with SWEA. The SWEA  API can be invoked
from  a windows service or ASP.NET.
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