On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Ryan Davis <ryand-ruby / zenspider.com>wrote:

>
> On Sep 14, 2012, at 12:00 , sto.mar / web.de wrote:
>
> > @Ryan: How about gems in this setting? Would installation or usage of
> gems work without additional adjustments?
>
> yup... it should just work. I recommend `gem update --system`, but that's
> not strictly necessary. 1.9 ships with rubygems and homebrew (unlike many
> linux distros) doesn't cripple it. The other nice thing is that going the
> homebrew route opens up a lot of other things to the student (easy access
> to databases, editors, etc).
>
> Fwiw, I have homebrew working on my Mac and it works well.

Jos
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