Ruby in Steel – Ruby Development using VS2008 Shell


Ruby on Steel Text Edition allows Ruby developers to code using all the power of the VS IDE.

- The All In One Solution
Includes a free copy of Visual Studio 2008 (Ruby language only), and a simple setup program to install Ruby, Rails, Visual Studio, MySQL and Ruby In Steel.

- Optimized for Coding
Ruby and Rails color coding, code folding, auto-expanding snippets, bracket and keyword matching, integrated debugger, smart code indenting, code formatting and integrated Ruby and IRB consoles.

- Highly Customizable
Change the colors or load a ready-to-run color scheme, create your own snippets with our Ruby snippet editor, toggle to full-screen editing, add new features using the integrated macro IDE.

- The Power of Visual Studio
Split screen editing, docked or tabbed windows, multi-level undo/redo, bookmarks, auto-indent, HTML editor and designer, CSS and JavaScript coloring, JavaScript IntelliSense and much more...

Check out the site with more screenshots here.

Infoworld is running an article about it here.

This is another great example of the power you can get by leveraging the VS2008 Shell in your applications.  Even World of Warcraft is getting into it.

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