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GUIs and More for Desktop Reports


In this second part to a two-part series on creating reports on the desktop with Ruby-on-Rails, you'll learn how to create GUIs with Ruby and take a look at a sample report. It is excerpted from chapter four of the book Practical Reporting with Ruby and Rails, written by David Berube (Apress; ISBN: 1590599330).

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March 24, 2010
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · GUIs and More for Desktop Reports
  2. · Using FXRuby
  3. · Graphing Team Performance on the Desktop
  4. · Dissecting the Code for the Program

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Creating GUIs with Ruby

You have several options for creating GUIs with Ruby. Most of them are interfaces to wellestablished external libraries:

 


Tip  You can access Swing directly from JRuby, but Profligacy is a Ruby library designed to make Swing more Ruby-like. You can learn more about Profligacy at http://ihate.rubyforge.org/profligacy/.


This book will focus on FXRuby. One of FXRuby's strengths is that it has a particularly strong Ruby feel to it. Many of the other libraries are quite clearly a bridge to a completely different programming paradigm. FXRuby makes GUI programming easy.


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