In this chapter, we’re going to look at how to distribute the Ruby code you write to other developers and users.
Developing Ruby applications and libraries is so simple that you’ll soon want to release them to the world. As covered in Chapter 5, Ruby has a proud history of community and sharing, and nearly every Ruby developer will release code or completed applications at some point.
This chapter will walk you through the considerations and processes of deploying Ruby applications, libraries, and remotely accessible services using HTTP daemons and CGI scripts.
Distributing Basic Ruby Programs