Making your own RubyGems!
puts "Hello again RocHack"
- The guy in the above photo is Matz, creator of Ruby.
- He designed the language so that it would be enjoyable to program in.
- Specifically, it has a concise, flexible interface, along with a very positive community.
- RubyGems hosts Ruby libraries, called gems. Gems are optimized to be super-portable, make versioning code easy, and best of all they are totally free to use (both for downloading/installing code, or uploading gems that you made)!
Gem setup tips
On cycle servers, install into
~/bin, avoiding the need to use
sudo. Note that once you do this, you will have...