launchy

DESCRIPTION

Launchy is helper class for launching cross-platform applications in a fire and forget manner.

There are application concepts (browser, email client, etc) that are common across all platforms, and they may be launched differently on each platform. Launchy is here to make a common approach to launching external application from within ruby programs.

FEATURES

Currently only launching a browser is supported.

SYNOPSIS

From within your ruby code you can trust launchy to do the right thing:

Launchy.open("http://www.ruby-lang.org/")

Or, if you want to launch the application yourself:

Launchy::Browser.open("http://www.ruby-lang.org/")

OR

Launchy::Browser.new.open("http://www.ruby-lang.org/")

ISC LICENSE

opensource.org/licenses/isc-license.txt

Copyright © 2007-2011 Jeremy Hinegardner

Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.

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