[MacRuby-devel] call for help!

Laurent Sansonetti lsansonetti at apple.com
Sun Nov 1 17:15:50 PST 2009

Thanks for the remainder. HotCocoa is unfortunately not actively  
maintained anymore, but we will address that soon!


On Nov 1, 2009, at 4:40 PM, dan sinclair wrote:

> I created a document on Hotcocoa and Core Data (http://everburning.com/news/hotcocoa-and-core-data/ 
> ) a while ago when I was poking at it. There is a patch in Trac to  
> have the .xcdatamodel files compiled automatically by Rake. Not sure  
> if it ever got looked at.
> dan
> On Nov 1, 2009, at 3:36 PM, Laurent Sansonetti wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> Things are shaping pretty nicely in trunk and we expect to release  
>> the second beta in a few days. We receive bug reports every day,  
>> it's great that people are testing it, and the final release will  
>> be awesome :-)
>> If you are interested in contributing to the project and you do not  
>> have the time or expertise to learn the source code & contribute  
>> patches, there are still crucial things that you could do:
>> 1) Test as many Ruby code (gems, libraries) as possible with  
>> MacRuby and report us feedback, if the code crashes, runs slowly or  
>> leaks all your memory. If you report a runtime crash, it would be  
>> even better if you could take the time to reduce the problem into a  
>> few lines of Ruby, this saves us (well, me :)) time. Things we  
>> don't run yet (but should): rspec, mocha, activesupport (that's a  
>> big one!), etc.
>> 2) Write Cocoa samples! MacRuby ships with a few samples but we  
>> desperately need more & better ones. If you play with MacRuby to do  
>> Cocoa development and use a specific framework/feature, it would be  
>> awesome if you could contribute it back as a sample application.  
>> Things we do not cover in samples: core data, bindings, opengl,  
>> many Cocoa classes, etc.
>> 3) Document your experience as part of a website tutorial or  
>> recipe. We are trying to build a "documentation center" for MacRuby  
>> resources at http://www.macruby.org/documentation.html and we  
>> desperately need more content. Contributing new or enhancing  
>> existing content would be greatly appreciated.
>> Thanks!
>> Laurent
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