On 2/27/06, Joe Van Dyk <joevandyk / gmail.com> wrote:
> Someone needs to make a "C++ for Ruby programmers" book.  I'm getting
> assigned to work on a C++ project now and it's making me cry.  Not
> only have I forgotten all of the C++ that I used to know, I actually
> have to compile stuff!
>
> I guess I should get more experienced in C++, as variety is good.  But
> it's still painful.
>

In addition to what the others mentioned, you can also write Ruby code
that spits out C++ for you:
http://www.codegeneration.net/cgia/