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MacTech Article: 2703Mac in the Shell

27.03 Mac in the Shell: Rounding Out Ruby

by Edward Marczak
Mar, 2011 Issue


Article Synopsis

The last few Mac in the Shell articles have given a high-level overview of Ruby: Why it's a good choice for the creation of Mac applications and scripts, its object-oriented properties and even how to deal with error conditions. Those were a good high-level view of the what-and-how to certain facets of Ruby. I did gloss over a few foundational Ruby basics and some conventions that you should be aware of. This month, I'll cover these last items so we move forward in future articles. As reminder, we're using MacRuby, rather than the plain-vanilla Ruby included with the OS.




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