Ruby Test Page

A Popup Browser


Got 15 minutes? Give Ruby a shot right now!

Ruby is a programming language from Japan (available at which is revolutionizing the web. The beauty of Ruby is found in its balance between simplicity and power.

Try out Ruby code in the prompt above. In addition to Ruby's builtin methods, the following commands are available:

  • help Start the 15 minute interactive tutorial. Trust me, it's very basic!
  • help 2 Hop to chapter two.
  • clear Clear screen. Useful if your browser starts slowing down. Your command history will be remembered.
  • back Go back one screen in the tutorial.
  • reset Reset the interpreter if you get too deep. (or Ctrl-D!)
  • next Allows you to skip to the next section of a lesson.
  • time A stopwatch. Prints the time your session has been open.

If you happen to leave or refresh the page, your session will still be here for unless it is left inactive for ten minutes.

Trapped in double dots? A quote or something was left open. Type: reset or hit Ctrl-D.

This place is maintained by Andrew McElroy and David Miani and Orangea. For support issues, please post a ticket or contact Sophrinix on github.