Jayson Williams wrote:
>>> On Jan 31, 2008 3:56 PM, Matthew Borgeson <hibridmatth... / sbcglobal.net> wrote:
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>>  Everything else since then has been done using VS2005 and C#. The C# language is like tying
>> your hands behind your back compared to the elegance of Ruby but the
>> ease of dragging and dropping widgets and having the wiring together
>> done behind the scenes is worth it :-(
>>
>> I'd love to get back into what current projects and revisions of GUI
>> builders are out there for Ruby though!
>>
>>
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> I would agree %100 with your comparison of C# and Ruby. Ruby almost
> feels like it has a forgiving, intuitive soul, that understands what
> you want it to do. C# on the other hand, feels more like a cold dead
> thing, that will obey your command, if you ask nicely, but has no
> intuition. Another option down the line for you may be Microsoft's
> IronRuby. I sort of cringe at the thought of IronRuby though. Its like
> turning Ruby into a Borg,
> ...resistance is futile... you will assimilate!...
> There is another tool by ActiveState called Tk Gui Builder (formally
> called SpecTCL). It will create a Tk GUI for Ruby, Perl, and a few
> other platforms, and has the RAD feel to it. Unfortunately it is no
> longer supported, I recently gave GUI Builder a try, and although it
> works well, it made some things more difficult. In the end, I found it
> easier to write the code for the GUI myself.  It might be worth you
> having a look a though. There is also a small Google Group called
> "Ruby And The Tk Toolkit", that you might find useful.
>   

Actually, WideStudio has drag-and-drop and can als0 do some of the 
wiring automatically.  However, very few people seem to use it.

Cheers,
Mohit.
2/5/2008 | 12:58 PM.