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pdf-storycards 0.0.1 Released – my first gem

I just released pdf-storycards 0.0.1, my first gem! Thanks to Ryan Davis for hoe, which made it a much easier process, and to Jacob Harris & Geoffrey Grosenbach for teaching me how to use hoe in their PDF and blog post respectively.

pdf-storycards version 0.0.1 has been released!

* <http://rubyforge.org/projects/pdf-storycards/>

## DESCRIPTION:

Provides a script and library to parses stories saved in the RSpec
plain text story format and saves a PDF file with printable 3″x5″
index cards suitable for using in agile planning and prioritization.

## FEATURES/PROBLEMS:

* Create a PDF with each page as a 3×5 sheet, or as 4 cards per 8.5 x 11 sheet
* Currently reads stories from a single file.
* TODO: Take a directory and find all stories in it
* TODO: Take stories via STDIN
* TODO: Improve test coverage

## SYNOPSIS:
/usr/local/bin/stories2cards /path/to/stories.txt

or

StorycardPdfWriter.make_pdf(“/tmp/stories.txt”, “/tmp/storycards.pdf”, :style => :card_1up)

## REQUIREMENTS:

Changes:

## 0.0.1 / 2007-12-27

* Initial release

* <http://rubyforge.org/projects/pdf-storycards/>

UPDATE: My colleague Bryan Helmkamp has reinvented this project for 2009 using cucumber and prawn: features2cards.

Save the Date for GoRuCo 2008

Gotham Ruby Conference (aka GoRuCo) 2008 will be held on April 26th, 2008 at Pace University in Manhattan. It was a great crowd and a great day last year, and I’m looking forward to this next one. Hope to see you there!

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