Tim Uckun wrote:
> I want to convert a series of VB DLLs to ruby. Is it possible to write
> activex controls and DLLs in ruby?   There might be a snag in that the
> controls need to send events to the calling program.

The short answer is no, you can't compile Ruby code into a binary DLL.
You can call DLLs from Ruby.

The slightly longer answer involves Ruby2C, which converts a subset of
Ruby to C, but I don't suppose this is what you want.

> Also is it possible to write windows servers in ruby or have ruby
> itself run as a windows service?

Yes, you can do these. Check out win32-service on the RAA.

Cheers,

Dave