On 10/13/06, Joe Ruby MUDCRAP-CE <joeat303 / yahoo.com> wrote:
> PHP has a function file_put_contents(file, stuff) -- is there any
> similar single command in Ruby?
>

file.puts(stuff)

If you don't already have the file in question open for writing:
File.open('some_file.txt','w') {|file| file.puts stuff}

File gets most of its useful functionality from its parent, IO:
http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_c_io.html