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[22.07.2011]
Currently, almost everything what I write is rendered by Ruby on Rails
and Sinatra applications. To improve the readability of the text, I
want the code fragments to be colored. So extending Rails and Sinatra
frameworks with syntax highlighting is a must.
The problem is to how syntax highlighting features are hooked into
these frameworks.
Look at the current practice. To this end, analyze the top three tools
listed on *The Ruby Toolbox* in category
[Syntax Highlighting](http://ruby-toolbox.com/categories/syntax_highlighting.html).
[tm_syntax_highlighting](http://github.com/arya/tm_syntax_highlighting/) (plugin):
code(some_ruby_code, :theme => "twilight", :lang => "ruby", :line_numbers => true)
[harsh](http://carboni.ca/projects/harsh/) (plugin):
<% harsh :theme => :dawn do %> | <% harsh %Q{ some_ruby_code }, :theme => :dawn %>
some_ruby_code |
<% end %> |
[Redcloth with CodeRay](http://github.com/augustl/redcloth-with-coderay) (gem):
<source:ruby> some_ruby_code </source>
In each piece of code inserted into html we must change:
`<` to `&lt;`. This is annoying thing.
Analyze packages mentioned at the *The Ruby Toolbox* page:
[Syntax Highlighting](http://ruby-toolbox.com/categories/syntax_highlighting.html)
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