Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

Try Ruby, Ajax style

Category: Ruby

why the lucky stiff is up to his magic again.

This time he has created Try Ruby, a place to play with Ruby via your browser.

Not only is it cool that you can just type in commands and get instant feedback, but there is integration into the browser.

For one, you can type “help” (and “help 2″ etc) and the page changes below the prompt.

Recently added though is the ability to popup HTML within the page too:

 require 'popup'

 Popup.make do
   h1 "Things To Do" 
   list do
     p "Try out Ruby" 
     p "Ride a tiger" 
     p "(down River Euphrates)" 

Now, if only I could copy/paste!


Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:31 am

4.3 rating from 22 votes


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Why is the man, and this is the best online programming tutorial I’ve seen. Very cool.

Comment by Rob Sanheim — December 27, 2005

Dang, Iam stuck at ‘File.open(“/Home/comics.txt”, “a”) do |f|’ and nothing moves anymore :/

Comment by Dominik Hahn — December 28, 2005

damn, no IE 6 support :(

Comment by dave — December 28, 2005

Now if someone would just apply the same idea with SSH… what a killer tool for administrating *nix boxes from Windows machines without a decent SSH client.

Comment by T.J. VanSlyke — December 28, 2005

This is awesome. Great way to get familiar with Ruby on a beginners level.

Comment by Dylan Carlson — January 2, 2006

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Pingback by Wapiwapi :: plugged in » Blog Archive » Links op zaterdagmorgen (28/01/06) — January 27, 2006

I am also stuck at ‘File.open(”/Home/comics.txt”, “a”) do |f|’. My prompt does not change to double dots.

Comment by lucidcarbon — August 2, 2008

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