[Ironruby-core] Visual Ruby / Ruby in Steel — what's up?

Miguel Madero me at miguelmadero.com
Sun Jun 27 07:21:00 EDT 2010


When I work with XAML I use Blend instead of VS, so I'm already used to
switch tools and use the best one for each thing. I would suggest that if
that's feasable (e.g. you already have a Blend license or are willing to
spend money in one).
I think some support for basic stuff would come handy (like the one from
VS), but I think that would be a low priority for RubyMine.





On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Roger Sperberg <lists at ruby-forum.com>wrote:

> Miguel Madero wrote:
> > One question, what sort of Xaml/IR integration are you looking at?
>
> First, what Shay Friedman says in talking about IDE's in "IronRuby
> Unleashed" on page 37: "the ability to run IronRuby directly" from its
> interface.
>
> And secondly, what my colleague(s) show me with VS and C# — automatic
> creation of code-behind files and placeholder code when creating a
> project and when adding objects (like buttons) to XAML.
>
>
> Eduardo Blumenfeld wrote:
> > I would like to add to the list of questions whether Ruby in Steel does
> > have support to Visual Studio 2010 (regardless of the fact that for now
> > they don't support ironruby).
>
> This is also a question I have, and I'm glad you brought it up, Eduardo.
>
> If I were to purchase Ruby in Steel text edition (I won't be doing any
> Rails work), I'd be working with one of the no-charge Express editions
> of VS and other considerations make the 2010 version preferable for our
> project.
>
>
> Shay Friedman wrote:
> >I have instructions how to do that in my book and I've found out that
> >you can get it for free on Amazon (should I even say that? eh whatever) -
> > ...
> >
> >One thing to notice - RubyMine is not free, but I think it worth the
> >money.
>
> Your book is worth the money too. I purchased it a week ago and am glad
> I did.
>
> I wonder — are there updates online to account for differences in the
> release version from the pre-release version the book was written from?
> I'm thinking particularly of chapter 16 on Silverlight.
>
> I'm defintely tilted toward VS right now as an IDE, because I can get
> things explained by people I work with who use it. But I wonder: Does
> RubyMine work well with XAML?
>
> And I followed the link to ironshay.com in your signature, which led me
> to the post from Dec 2008 on using VS to debug and run IronRuby code[1].
> Does that still work? I'll be trying it out after I get off work.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Roger
>
>
> [1]
>
> http://www.ironshay.com/post/how-to-debug-and-run-ironruby-code-from-visual-studio.aspx
>
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