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Arcadia is a Light Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Ruby written in Ruby using the classic tcl/tk GUI toolkit.
Some of the Arcadia ruby IDE features are:
  • Script editing, running and debugging support
  • Source browsing, syntax highlighting, code completion
  • Cross platform, on any system where Ruby and tcl-tk are installed.
  • Extensible architecture.

Screen shots


Multi Editor

Xterm integration

Code completion

Ruby debug

How to install

"gem install arcadia"

How to run

on a command line execute "arcadia"

Tested on

  • Archlinux
  • Mint
  • Ubuntu
  • FreeBSD 6.x
  • Vector linux 5.x
  • Windows 2000/XP/7
  • Cygwin 1.5.24-2