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CascadingRubies - Ruby DSL for Generating CSS

I’ve been working on a little experiment lately… a Ruby domain-specific language for generating Cascading Style Sheets called CascadingRubies.It’s an internal DSL, meaning it uses plain Ruby syntax, like this:
Media_httpmpovwordpresscomfiles200906rcsscodepng_ksvedhykhsgbbzt
Output:
Media_httpmpovwordpresscomfiles200906rcssoutput1png_jxdjmydgddlfeow
Being just Ruby, of course, you can mix in variables, arithmetic, require external code, hit the database, or whatever.The guys on the Tulsa.rb mailing list have provided some great feedback, and from that I’ve released the the second gem version (0.2.0). If this looks interesting to you, head over to the GitHub project and check it out. Please let me know what you think.