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By Jimmy Schementi / April 1, 2010

With Microsoft’s IronRuby and Silverlight, Ruby can become a first-class citizen in the browser on Windows, Linux and OS X.. think <script type=”text/ruby”> – yes, it’s possible! This walkthrough will get you started with using Ruby in the browser for HTML and vector-graphics-based applications. IronRuby enables Web developers to use Ruby to write client-side browser applications and even reuse code between the server and the client.

Background

IronRuby is a Ruby 1.8.6-compatible implementation, with ever-increasing support for 1.9 features that runs on Microsoft’s Common Language Infrastructure. The CLI blesses IronRuby with some powerful features like an efficient just-in-time compiler and sophisticated garbage collector. Read More