On 06/22/2012 02:40 AM, Roger Pack wrote:
> Hello all.  I would like to wish happy birthday to my simple_gui_creator
> gem.
>
> Basically it allows you to design your window layout using
> (opinionated) ASCII art-like text:
>
> ---------------My Window Title--------------------------
> | [Click this button      :button1]                    |
> | [Click this button too! :button2]                    |
> --------------------------------------------------------
>
> And then bind button actions to ruby code, like:
>
>    elements[:button1].on_clicked { puts 'you clicked button1' }
>
> This makes the design part of the GUI much funner than trying to figure
> it out by hand, or "guessing" what swing or shoes are going to actually
> give you in the end.  Plus it even comes with its own "GUI Editor" for
> experimenting with designs on the fly.
>
> # if you don't have jruby yet installed:
>
> $ rvm install jruby
> $ rvm use jruby
>
> # now install the gem.
> $ gem install simple_gui_creator
> $ jruby -S simple_gui_creator
>
> Jruby only for now, but I'd be happy to implement another backend like
> Tk or any other toolkit if there were interest.  So rvm install jruby
> and then install the simple_gui
> Feedback/feature requests/suggestions welcome.
>
> Complete info:
>
> https://github.com/rdp/ruby_simple_gui_creator/blob/master/README
>
> Cheers, and happy GUI editing.
> -roger-
>
HI Roger!
  the homepage link in your gemspec seems to be wrong
  I used https instead of http and it works.
  -- ralf