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hoe version 1.5.0 has been released!

Published 2008-01-31 @ 00:48

Hoe is a simple rake/rubygems helper for project Rakefiles. It generates all the usual tasks for projects including rdoc generation, testing, packaging, and deployment.

Tasks Provided:

  • announce - Generate email announcement file and post to rubyforge.
  • audit - Run ZenTest against the package
  • check_manifest - Verify the manifest
  • clean - Clean up all the extras
  • config_hoe - Create a fresh ~/.hoerc file
  • debug_gem - Show information about the gem.
  • default - Run the default tasks
  • docs - Build the docs HTML Files
  • email - Generate email announcement file.
  • gem - Build the gem file only.
  • install - Install the package. Uses PREFIX and RUBYLIB
  • install_gem - Install the package as a gem
  • multi - Run the test suite using multiruby
  • package - Build all the packages
  • post_blog - Post announcement to blog.
  • post_news - Post announcement to rubyforge.
  • publish_docs - Publish RDoc to RubyForge
  • release - Package and upload the release to rubyforge.
  • ridocs - Generate ri locally for testing
  • test - Run the test suite. Use FILTER to add to the command line.
  • test_deps - Show which test files fail when run alone.
  • uninstall - Uninstall the package.

See class rdoc for help. Hint: ri Hoe

Changes:

1.5.0 / 2008-01-30

  • 9 Minor Enhancements:

    • Added autopopulation of changes from History.txt.
    • Added autopopulation of urls from History.txt.
    • Added autopopulation of description from History.txt
    • Added autopopulation of summary from description.
    • Added description_sections to declare what sections of readme to use.
    • Added summary_sentences to declare how many sentences you want in summary.
    • Added developer(name, email) to cleanly populate both author/email arrays.
    • author and email now default to “doofus”.
    • author and email warn that they’ll blow up on 2008-04-01.
  • http://rubyforge.org/projects/seattlerb/
  • http://seattlerb.rubyforge.org/hoe/
  • mailto:ryand-ruby@zenspider.com