On Mar 23, 10:23=A0am, Stefano Crocco <stefano.cro... / alice.it> wrote:
> Alle Saturday 21 March 2009, ntwrkd ha scritto:
>
> > I'm sure this question gets asked a lot, but has anyone used QT for
> > their GUI library with Ruby?
>
> If you mean Qt (http://www.qtsoftware.com, I believe QT stands for QuickT=
ime),
> then yes. I'm using it and find it great. I started using Qt programming =
in
> C++ and went on using it when I switched to ruby.
>
> You can find more information on the Qt ruby bindings at its rubyforge pa=
ge
> (http://rubyforge.org/projects/korundum) or at its homepage
> (http://techbase.kde.org/Development/Languages/Ruby).
>
> The only problem is that there hasn't been an official, stand-alone relea=
se of
> QtRuby for linux for the last 3 years and for windows since june 2008. If
> you're on linux and use KDE 4, you can install a much more recent (and
> improved) version using the KDE 4 packages provided by your distribution;=
 if
> you're on linux but don't use KDE, you can download the source code for
> kdebindings from the kde home page and compile it, excluding all KDE part=
s. I
> think you can do something similar even if you're on windows, but I don't=
 know
> how to do that, since I don't use windows.
I do intend to do a new release 'real soon now', QtRuby 2.x really is
ready now and I just need to package it up and put it on the RubyForge
site. The have been a lot of improvements as Stefano says and a new
release is certainly long overdue.

-- Richard