Archive for October, 2008

Creating a RubyGem Package

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Ruby Gems are the standard way of distributing Ruby applications and library classes. Information on RubyGems can be found at http://www.rubygems.org.

Packaging a Ruby application or library class into a Gem package is fairly straightforward but finding documentation on it wasn’t. The Gem Spec Reference was useful, but didn’t really provide everything that was needed to build a gem.

After some searching, I came across the a more concise guide.