On 26/01/07, dc <lister / pikkle.com> wrote:
> hi!
>
> i need to generate some bitmap headlines + was wondering if there are
> any ruby libraries for rendering type to bitmaps?
>
> we have a mixed linux/os-x environment, and getting rmagick running
> for everyone looks like a bunch of work. are there any more quick
> install gems out there that have less functionality but will allow me
> to render a headline in a font + size of my choice to a bitmap (JPG
> ideally)?
>
> whats the word on GD library vs imagemagick vis-a-vis playing nice with ruby?
>
> thanks!
>
> /dc
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>       David "DC" Collier
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>

Although I haven't used it (but I've looked through the docs) RMagick
(Ruby bindings for ImageMagick)  seems to be really nice to work with.

Farrel