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InfoQ Homepage News Article: FXRuby: Create Lean and Mean GUIs with Ruby

Article: FXRuby: Create Lean and Mean GUIs with Ruby

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FXRuby is one of the many GUI toolkits for Ruby. A new book has now been published to help developers get started writing Ruby GUIs with FXRuby: "FXRuby: Create Lean and Mean GUIs with Ruby".

The book excerpt is an exclusive sample chapter of the Book "Chapter 8: Building Simple Widgets", which gives a introduction to basic GUI building. 

The linked article also contains an in depth interview with the books author, Lyle Johnson. The interview touches on topics such as
  • how FXRuby is tied to the underlying native FOX toolkit
  • how FXRuby deals with keeping GUIs responsive in light of Ruby 1.8.x userspace threads
  • what makes FXRuby very compelling to use
  • and more
Read "Book Excerpt and Interview: FXRuby: Create Lean and Mean GUIs with Ruby".

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