Mapnik Development Team is announcing that Ruby Mapnik with version number 0.1.5 is already available to download.
What is Ruby Mapnik ?
Ruby Mapnik is Ruby bindings for the Mapnik mapping toolkit, a simple tool to add mapping and geolocation features to any Ruby-based application .
Mapnik is a C++ toolkit for developing map-centric applications, one of the tools used to create the famous OpenStreetMap (OSM) mapping project.Ruby Mapnik is a Ruby client for the Mapnik toolkit, allowing developers to create mapping applications that inter-connect them with the Mapnik toolkit.Once properly setup, just point the library towards some geographical data, add styling rules via plain old Ruby syntax and generate the custom map you want to make.For rendering maps the Ruby client comes with support for the standard AGG library and rCairo.Ruby Mapnik comes with plenty of documentation and some examples.
This is changelog for Ruby Mapnik version 0.1.5 :
You can read the complete changelog and also download this latest version on their homepage: github.com