Ruby - on Rootroute-operated secure network servers
Ruby is available on all accounts.
Bellow a list of server-wide libraries ready to use. Additional
to all the standard modules. Ruby itself is updated regularly.
Users can install any libraries locally without asking.
All accounts are fully accessible with SSH, FTP, SFTP, POP3, IMAP, SMTP.
If you need a library or module, just ask a support engineer to add it to the list below.
ruby-ready hosting accounts
Strong support for secure network protolcols.
||Fast string lexical scanner library.
||An html/xhtml template library for Ruby. It makes html documents from a template and model data.
||mysql interfacing from ruby. handy with your databases.
||Extension library to access a PostgreSQL database from Ruby.
||A database independent interface for accessing databases - similar to Perl's DBI.
With the following drivers: DBD/Pg, DBD/Mysql,
DBD/proxy, DBD/sqlrelay, DBD/ODBC.
Other drivers are possible.
||Direct apache web server interface and accelerator.
default extension filename: .rbx .
You can have mod_ruby apache directive for your sites,
and have auto-reload enabled.
||Ruby embeded in html, a popular extension to mod_ruby.
handles .rhtml files.
|RAA - druby
||Distributed ruby. DRb can send message to other ruby script that like Java's RMI.
|RAA - ruby-rss
||parsing lib for creating, downloading, and caching RSS
||An interface for James Clark's expat xml library.
|RAA - uconv
||A code conversion library for UCS-4, UTF-16, UTF-8,
EUC-JP and CP932.
||cgiapp from moonwolf
||to make Tk/X11 based ruby apps
||interface to LBL Packet Capture library.
includes classes to access packet header fields.
What is ruby ?
Ruby is a powerfull pure object oriented language, with a flexible syntax.
Its popularity is growing and Rootroute promotes its use and abuse...
here is a more complete description
from the man page.
Upgrading ruby for a rootr.net account.
Other ruby starter links:
main ruby language page
classes and library references