On 8/4/06, Ritesh Tijoriwala <riteshtijoriwala / yahoo.com> wrote:
> Lyle Johnson wrote:
> > On 8/4/06, Ritesh Tijoriwala <riteshtijoriwala / yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Is there any tutorial/link/website that explains how to wrap existing
> >> c/c++ libraries for use from within Ruby?
> >
> > Google for "swig ruby" and you should find some useful links. SWIG
> > (http://www.swig.org/) is a tool for semi-automatically generating
> > Ruby wrapper code for C/C++ libraries.
>
> I tried swig but is not that clean. I am looking for hand wrapping C/C++
> libraries for use with Ruby.

1.  http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2004/11/18/extending_ruby.html

2.  There's a good introduction in
http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/ruby/index.html, which you
should already own.

Joe