The easy way to install Ruby on Windows

This is a self-contained Windows-based installer that includes the Ruby language, an execution environment, important documentation, and more.

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RubyInstaller 2.5.1-1 and 2.4.4-1 released with and without builtin Devkit

RubyInstaller-2.5.1-1 and RubyInstaller-2.4.4-1 are released. These are maintenance releases with some bug and several security fixes. See ruby-2.4.4 release notes and ruby-2.5.1 release notes. In addition bundled OpenSSL versions are updated to 1.0.2o and 1.1.0h.

2018-03-29 Read full article

RubyInstaller 2.5.0-2 and 2.4.3-2 released

RubyInstaller-2.5.0-2 and RubyInstaller-2.4.3-2 fix a package conflict while ridk install.

2018-02-27 Read full article

RubyInstaller 2.5.0-1 released

RubyInstaller-2.5.0-1 brings some new features and makes the switch to OpenSSL-1.1.0. See the ruby-2.5.0 release post and the the RubyInstaller CHANGELOG for more details. Please note, that many gems are not yet compatible with Ruby-2.5 on Windows.

2017-12-25 Read full article

RubyInstaller-head available

RubyInstaller-head is a daily updated version of the Ruby development branch called “trunk”. It can be used to do continious integration tests (CI) on your gems or applications, so that you’re prepared for upcoming changes to the ruby core.

2017-12-24 Read full article

RubyInstaller 2.4.3-1 released

RubyInstaller-2.4.3-1 is released. It’s a maintenance release of ruby-2.4 with some bug and security fixes.

2017-12-20 Read full article

Is RubyInstaller for you?

RubyInstaller is the easiest and most used Ruby environment on Windows. And Ruby is a great language for beginners as well as professionals. It’s suitable for small scripts as well as large applications. RubyInstaller combines the possibilities of native Windows programs with the rich UNIX toolset of MSYS2 and the large repository of MINGW libraries. It is a great foundation to use Ruby for development and production … Read more

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