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by ryan davis


hoe version 1.2.0 has been released!

Published 2007-02-13 @ 14:07

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.
  • 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


1.2.0 2007-02-13

  • Added more support for ext dirs.
  • Added a simple config file (yaml). Use ‘rake config_hoe’ to edit.
  • Added post_blog task (thanks Aaron!), configured via config_hoe.
  • Announce task now posts to your blogs and/or publishes API depending on config.