Albert Schlef wrote in post #1127300:
> Don Norcott wrote in post #1127228:
>> I would prefer to use Ruby only for my simple GUI requirements and I am
>> looking for a Ruby GUI recommendation from someone who has been this
>> route before.
>
> My experience says that every GUI toolkit has its drawbacks
> (portability,  ease of installation (that's only important if you
> distribute your app), uglyness, usability, learning curve), and at the
> end of the day using the browser for GUI can solve these issues. You can
> use Sinatra.

I use Shoes for desktop applications.

Green Shoes is a pure ruby version: 
https://github.com/ashbb/green_shoes.

Shoes 4 is still in development: http://shoesrb.com/.


It's easy to learn and use. The Shoes community (shoes / librelist.com) is 
also very supportive and helpful.

regards,
seba

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