an object-oriented programming language for performing computations and manipulating computational objects within a host environment.
to perform I/O.
Since its nature as a
With Ringo it's easy to write command line tools, sophisticated Web applications, or even GUI applications based on Java's UI technologies.
There is nothing like a
window object and you don’t have a DOM to manipulate HTML objects.
Though, a lot of things will be as you know them from the browser.
You can debug to the console using
console.log(), but there is also a dedicated logging module available for more sophisticated logging.
Who is behind Ringo?
Ringo is developed by a number of contributors and was started by Hannes Wallnöfer around 2010. At the moment it is maintained by the people you can find on the team page. One of the major users of Ringo is the Austrian public broadcasting corporation ORF.