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Ruby & JRuby Support Available in NetBeans IDE

By: Admin, 06 Mar 2007

With the early access release of the NetBeans Ruby Pack, the NetBeans IDE now offers support for Ruby and JRuby programming languages.

In addition to support for dynamic and scripting languages, the NetBeans Ruby Pack includes features such as basic editing, syntax highlighting, navigation outline and more. The pack also offers developers productivity boosting capabilities such as code completion for modules, classes, methods; integrated documentation pop-ups for Ruby API calls, semantic analysis with highlighting of parameters and unused local variables, as well as occurrence highlighting.

The NetBeans Ruby Pack is available in the recent Milestone 7 release of NetBeans 6.