Uzytkownik "Emmanuel Touzery" <emmanuel.touzery / wanadoo.fr> napisal w
wiadomosci news:200308031955.54138.emmanuel.touzery / wanadoo.fr...
> On Sunday 03 of August 2003 19:06, wit wrote:
> > Hi.
>
> Hello,
>
> > Now, my real trouble is: I have to choose the language for
> > my next dosktop app. The future of my one-person company
> > depends on this product. It will be a technical analysis app for
> > stock markets, that would probably take about 40-50k lines
> > of Java code.
> > I know I can safely choose Java+SWT or Python+wxWindows
> > and it will be OK.
> > However, I will feel really unhappy if I don't write this app in Ruby
> > (and some small parts in C).
> > I'm little worried about Ruby's maturity, especially on Win32 platform.
>
> Dave Thomas wrote a 26000 lines ruby application in few months, he wrote a
> short report at:
> http://www.zenspider.com/dl/rubyconf2002/SummerVacation.tgz
>
> IIRC, his conclusion is something like "couldn't have done it in ruby, but
> sometimes you have to look in the source to fix things when doing advanced
> things".
>

Thanks, I will look at that.

> in my little ruby experience, FXRuby is good, only you have the
limitations of
> FOX (most of the time it's ok). and i met a garbage collection bug, that i
> fixed temporarily by disabling the garbage collector. generally i'm very
> satisfied.

FXRuby is nice, but I must use native Windows widgets.

> emmanuel
> -- 
> "Droit devant soi, on ne peut pas aller bien loin"
> - Le petit prince, Antoine de Saint Exupy
>

wit