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RubyMotion iOS Development Essentials by Abhishek Nalwaya, Akshat Paul

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Chapter 11. Extending RubyMotion

The DRY principle states the following:

"Every piece of knowledge must have a single, unambiguous, authoritative representation within a system."

We are now approaching the end of this book. So far we have learned how to quickly make iOS applications with RubyMotion. To make this process even more rapid, RubyMotion lets us use special RubyMotion-flavored gems and wrappers. Gems and wrappers are Ruby programs that are wrapped into a self-contained format. These are generally open source projects, which other developers can use in their applications or can even contribute back to these projects. Fortunately, RubyMotion has a very enthusiastic community; within months of launching RubyMotion's tool chain, plenty ...

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