rbShell 0.12

Simple shell abstraction in Ruby
rbShell is a software to make a shell in Ruby. Mixing the power Ruby of with the power of your systems command  prompt (e.g CMD or BASH). Usefull if your a developer or a system administrator  who needs more power in there command line enviroment.

What does it do?

Ever used the terminal? Or even command prompt on windows? Ever thought it's not enough power and flexibility? Well rbShell is for you, it uses your system commands as well as being able to run ruby commands as well. For Example:

rbShell $ echo Hello World!
=> Hello World!

[Felicia@Felix:/] $ Puts RUBY_PLATFORM
=> i386-linux

Notice the prompts are different? You can customize your prompt easy, just by editing your .rbShell_conf file in your home directory.

Windows: C:\Documents and settings\user
Linux: /home/user
Mac: ?

Just edit the line that starts with Prompt=.
By editing this line you will change the prompt rbShell uses. The line default for:

Windows: Prompt="rbShell $ "
Linux&Mac: Prompt="[".blue + "#{ENV['USER']}" + "@" + "#{Socket.gethostname}" + ":".blue + "#{Dir.getwd}" + "]".blue + " $ "

Also notice there are colours? The colours are used to show.

last updated on:
March 23rd, 2010, 16:22 GMT
developed by:
Mark Hahl
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ System \ Shells


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What's New in This Release:
  • Plugins
  • Improved error handeling,
  • added a @system switch to enable/disable system commands
  • updated default settings with more SANE ones
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