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Glimmer DSL for LibUI (Dependency-Free Ruby Desktop Development GUI Library - No need to pre-install any pre-requisites. Just install the gem and have platform-independent GUI that just works)
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Strategic 1.1.0 (Painless Strategy Pattern in Ruby and Rails) has been released!
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Glimmer DSL for Tk (MRI Ruby Desktop Development GUI Library)
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Glimmer DSL for SWT (JRuby Desktop Development GUI Framework)
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Bundler-Download 1.4.0 (bundler plugin for large-size downloads) has shipped with support for specifying a Downloadfile at the root of an application, in addition to previous support for including Downloadfile in gems.
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Glimmer DSL for Opal [Pure Ruby Web GUI] 0.27.0 ships with the Hello, Text! sample (originally comes with Glimmer DSL for SWT [JRuby Desktop Development GUI Framework])
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It finally happened! The Glimmer Tetris that was built in Glimmer DSL for SWT for the desktop earlier this year has been webified via Glimmer DSL for Opal (an early minimal version) and released as part of version 0.26.0!
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DCR (Draw Color Repeat) 1.0.0 has been released! It is a simplified minimal subset of the Logo programming language, which aims at providing school kids in 1st - 3rd grade the simplest programming language learning experience possible. It is built with Glimmer DSL for SWT and released under the MIT license.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.15.1 ships with a Glimmer Clock elaborate sample.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.13.15 shipped with a sample implementation of the classic board game: Battleship! As usual, it has been built in record time, thanks to Ruby (JRuby) and the ultra-compact Glimmer GUI DSL.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.13.14 shipped with a Connect 4 elaborate sample. It is implemented as a 2-player game that is very similar to Tic Tac Toe in implementation except that it relies on a hybrid canvas widget/shape approach to lay out the slots.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.13.13 added a new Parking elaborate sample that acts as a building's parking booking system at its entrance.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.13.11 just shipped with an implementation of Conway's Game of Life. A simpler version was blogged about several years ago, but it has been enhanced to be canvas-based instead of button-based.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT 4.20.13.x added direct support for Canvas Shape Drag & Drop, which automates drag and drop operations for shapes within a canvas and is used to build the new Klondike Solitaire elaborate sample.
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The Strategic gem has been updated to better match the authentic Gang of Four Strategy Design Pattern, and has been finalized as 1.0.0 as a result.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT just had the biggest release in quite a while in version 4.19.0.0, upgrading to the newly released SWT 4.19 and cutting down the glimmer command startup time by half.
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The Strategic Ruby gem (Painless Strategy Pattern for Ruby and Rails) just had a new release in 0.9.1
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Glimmer gets its first official custom shape gems: `bevel` and `stick_figure`, used in Tetris and DCR.
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The Nebula Project is a collection of 55+ enterprise-grade high-quality SWT (Standard Widget Toolkit) custom widgets, which are made available for use with Glimmer DSL for SWT in this Ruby gem. Glimmer DSL for SWT is more than feature-complete. It is enterprise-grade-complete!
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While going through drum pad practice yesterday, I noticed that my iPhone metronome app was broken after the latest update as it was ticking up on the second beat, not the first anymore. It was a small thing, but quite annoying, so I deleted the app and wrote my own Metronome app in Glimmer DSL for SWT in under 10 minutes for the initial working 4/4 rhythm version.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT just had a new feature release (4.18.7.0) introducing the concept of custom shapes!
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Glimmer DSL for SWT v4.18.6.2 just shipped with the new Hello, Canvas Data Binding! sample.

https://andymaleh.blogspot.com/2021/03/glimmer-dsl-for-swt-hello-canvas-data.html
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Glimmer DSL for SWT finally brings quadratic and cubic bezier curves to the table, adding two new samples: Hello, Canvas Path! and Stock Ticker.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT v4.18.5.3 & v4.18.5.4 got released with support for Nested Shapes, Centering within Parent, Default Auto-Calculated Dimensions, and Shape Data-Binding Hello, Canvas! Sample Changes:
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Glimmer DSL for SWT v4.18.5.1 & v4.18.5.2 just shipped with support for the `color_dialog` & `font_dialog` keywords and improved shape point inclusion detection. Happy Glimmering!
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Glimmer DSL for SWT just had a relatively major release in version 4.18.5.0 adding a new long-awaited Hello, Tree! sample as well as Canvas Shape DSL parameter data-binding.
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Glimmer DSL for SWT v4.18.4.9 is out! During college, I remember spending very long and tiring nights at the computer lab to implement an Assembly language renderer of the Mandelbrot Fractal. Much has changed since then. We have multi-core processors today, let alone the wonderful Ruby programming language, so I wrote this with Glimmer DSL for SWT by taking advantage of the multi-threaded JRuby and saturating all CPU cores.
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Announcing Connector! A minimalist open-source web browser built in Ruby with Glimmer DSL for SWT. https://github.com/AndyObtiva/connector Thanks to Ruby and Glimmer, I can now build my own web browser in less than an hour. Could this be the new frontier in web privacy? Don't like common browser privacy? Just roll your own browser in less than a day! https://github.com/AndyObtiva/glimmer-dsl-swt
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Recently, the author of Traveling Ruby blogged some depressing news about the future of the project, indicating basically that it is going kaput. Little did he know, Ruby is traveling just fine with Glimmer and JRuby, thanks to Glimmer DSL for SWT, which lets you to package your Glimmer desktop apps as native Mac APP/DMG/PKG, Windows EXE/MSI, and Linux shell runners in Ruby gems.
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Gladiator (Glimmer Editor) has been upgraded with Multi-Programming-Language support by taking advantage of the latest release of Glimmer DSL for SWT, which added multiple language support to the `code_text` custom widget, now supporting over 205 programming languages in addition to Ruby.

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