Aspose.Slides Java For Ruby


Rjb - Ruby Java Bridge

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Aspose.Slides for Java

Aspose.Slides for Java is a unique PowerPoint management component that enables Java based applications to read, write and manipulate PowerPoint documents without using Microsoft PowerPoint.

One can generate, modify, copy, convert, render and print presentations without installing Microsoft PowerPoint.

Aspose.Slides for Java supports presentation file formats including PPT, PPS, POT, PresentationML (OOXML, PPTX) and Open Document Presentations (ODP).

Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby

Project Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby shows how different tasks can be performed using Aspose.Slides Java APIs in Ruby. This project is aimed to provide useful examples for Ruby developers who want to utilize Aspose.Slides for Java in their Ruby Projects using Rjb (Ruby Java Bridge).

System Requirements and Supported Platforms

System Requirements

Following are the system requirements to use Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby:

  • Rjb Gem is configured
  • Downloaded Aspose.Slides component

Supported Platforms

Following are the supported platforms:

  • Ruby 2.2.x or above and respective DevKit.
  • Java 1.5 or above


Download Required Libraries

Download required libraries mentioned below. These are the required for executing Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby examples.

Download Examples from Social Coding Sites

Following releases of running examples are available to download on below mentioned social coding sites:


Installation And Usage


It is very simple and easy to install Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby gem, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Run following command.

 $ gem install aspose-slidesjava

  1. Download required Aspose.Slides for Java Component from following link.
  2. Create “jars” folder at root of the Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby gem and copy downloaded component into it.


Include the required files for working with the helloworld example.

 require File.dirname(File.dirname(File.dirname(__FILE__))) + '/lib/aspose-slidesjava'

include Asposeslidesjava

include Asposeslidesjava::HelloWorld


Let’s understand the above code.

  1. The first line makes sure that the aspose slides is loaded and available.
  2. Include the files that are required to access the aspose slides.
  3. Initialize the libraries. The aspose JAVA classes are loaded from the path provided in the aspose.yml file/

Support, Extend and Contribute


From the very first days of Aspose, we knew that just giving our customers good products would not be enough. We also needed to deliver good service. We are developers ourselves and understand how frustrating it is when a technical issue or a quirk in the software stops you from doing what you need to do. We’re here to solve problems, not create them.

This is why we offer free support. Anyone who uses our product, whether they have bought them or are using an evaluation, deserves our full attention and respect.

You can log any issues or suggestions related to Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby using any of the following platforms:

Extend and Contribute

Aspose.Slides Java for Ruby is open source and its source code is available on the major social coding websites listed below. Developers are encouraged to download the source code and contribute by suggesting or adding new feature or improving the existing ones, so that others could also benefit from it.

Source Code

You can get the latest source code from one of the following locations:

Sample Code Examples

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